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Cleaning instrument for dental and oral hygiene

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WO2006038058A1
WO2006038058A1 PCT/IB2004/003283 IB2004003283W WO2006038058A1 WO 2006038058 A1 WO2006038058 A1 WO 2006038058A1 IB 2004003283 W IB2004003283 W IB 2004003283W WO 2006038058 A1 WO2006038058 A1 WO 2006038058A1
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cleaning
cylinders
head
oral
dental
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PCT/IB2004/003283
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French (fr)
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Sylvain-Victor Nahum
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Sylvain-Victor Nahum
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A46BRUSHWARE
    • A46BBRUSHES
    • A46B5/00Brush bodies; Handles integral with brushware
    • A46B5/0095Removable or interchangeable brush heads
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A46BRUSHWARE
    • A46BBRUSHES
    • A46B5/00Brush bodies; Handles integral with brushware
    • A46B5/02Brush bodies; Handles integral with brushware specially shaped for holding by the hand
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A46BRUSHWARE
    • A46BBRUSHES
    • A46B7/00Bristle carriers arranged in the brush body
    • A46B7/06Bristle carriers arranged in the brush body movably during use, i.e. the normal brushing action causing movement
    • A46B7/10Bristle carriers arranged in the brush body movably during use, i.e. the normal brushing action causing movement as a rotating cylinder
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
    • A61C17/00Devices for cleaning, polishing, rinsing or drying teeth, teeth cavities or prostheses; Saliva removers; Dental appliances for receiving spittle
    • A61C17/16Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices
    • A61C17/22Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices with brushes, cushions, cups, or the like
    • A61C17/222Brush body details, e.g. the shape thereof or connection to handle
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
    • A61C17/00Devices for cleaning, polishing, rinsing or drying teeth, teeth cavities or prostheses; Saliva removers; Dental appliances for receiving spittle
    • A61C17/16Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices
    • A61C17/22Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices with brushes, cushions, cups, or the like
    • A61C17/32Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices with brushes, cushions, cups, or the like reciprocating or oscillating
    • A61C17/34Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices with brushes, cushions, cups, or the like reciprocating or oscillating driven by electric motor
    • A61C17/349Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices with brushes, cushions, cups, or the like reciprocating or oscillating driven by electric motor with multiple brush bodies
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A46BRUSHWARE
    • A46BBRUSHES
    • A46B2200/00Brushes characterized by their functions, uses or applications
    • A46B2200/10For human or animal care
    • A46B2200/1066Toothbrush for cleaning the teeth or dentures
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
    • A61C17/00Devices for cleaning, polishing, rinsing or drying teeth, teeth cavities or prostheses; Saliva removers; Dental appliances for receiving spittle
    • A61C17/02Rinsing or air-blowing devices, e.g. using fluid jets or comprising liquid medication
    • A61C17/0202Hand-pieces
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
    • A61C17/00Devices for cleaning, polishing, rinsing or drying teeth, teeth cavities or prostheses; Saliva removers; Dental appliances for receiving spittle
    • A61C17/16Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices
    • A61C17/20Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices using ultrasonics
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
    • A61C17/00Devices for cleaning, polishing, rinsing or drying teeth, teeth cavities or prostheses; Saliva removers; Dental appliances for receiving spittle
    • A61C17/16Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices
    • A61C17/22Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices with brushes, cushions, cups, or the like
    • A61C17/32Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices with brushes, cushions, cups, or the like reciprocating or oscillating
    • A61C17/34Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices with brushes, cushions, cups, or the like reciprocating or oscillating driven by electric motor
    • A61C17/3409Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices with brushes, cushions, cups, or the like reciprocating or oscillating driven by electric motor characterized by the movement of the brush body
    • A61C17/3427Rotation around the axis perpendicular to the axis of toothbrush handle and in the plane defined by the bristle holder
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61CDENTISTRY; APPARATUS OR METHODS FOR ORAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE
    • A61C17/00Devices for cleaning, polishing, rinsing or drying teeth, teeth cavities or prostheses; Saliva removers; Dental appliances for receiving spittle
    • A61C17/16Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices
    • A61C17/22Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices with brushes, cushions, cups, or the like
    • A61C17/32Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices with brushes, cushions, cups, or the like reciprocating or oscillating
    • A61C17/34Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices with brushes, cushions, cups, or the like reciprocating or oscillating driven by electric motor
    • A61C17/3409Power-driven cleaning or polishing devices with brushes, cushions, cups, or the like reciprocating or oscillating driven by electric motor characterized by the movement of the brush body
    • A61C17/3481Vibrating brush body, e.g. by using eccentric weights

Abstract

The invention concerns a cleaning instrument for dental and oral hygiene (3) consisting of an ergonomic handle (5) with or without an incorporated motor comprising at its front end a clip-on system (7) and at its rear end a hydraulic nozzle (17) and two induction electrical contacts (E); of a disposable brushing head (3) with dual cleaning surface (A) and (B), which consists of six bristle-covered cylinders of different diameters, two large ones with hard bristles (D), two medium-sized ones with medium bristles (8) and two small ones with soft bristles (9). The invention is characterized in that the brushing head (3) is removable and dispensable after use. The six bristle-covered cylinders (D) (8) (9) are aligned at different heights on the ovoid axes of each inner side of the brushing head (3). That feature provides the cylinders more flexibly with different pressure levels and rotational speeds relative to one another. They move reciprocatingly or continuously, said rotation may also be effected by an electric motor which also serves to vibrate the entire brushing head (3). A pressurized liquid toothpaste or water jet enabling the cleaning to be enhanced, is continuously injected through the orifice located in the part (7) of the brushing head (3). It can be used simultaneously on both surfaces (A) and (B). The positioning of the cylinders on the brushing head (3), the ergonomics of the handle, that of the head as well as its 45 degree-oscillation, on the axis of the handle, provide the oral and dental instrument with inventive features.

Description

DAYLY eg washing LΗYGIENE FOR DENTAL ETBUCCALE

The present invention relates to a cleaning implement for dental and oral hygiene.

There are many utensils or toothbrushes, and various systems for dental hygiene. In this case, the cleaning implement for dental and oral hygiene, is mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, vibrating and can use the sonic frequency technology. This conventional distance by providing more diversity for dental and oral hygiene. It has the power at the same time to wash and decalcified teeth, cleaning the gums, but also the language and the entire oral cavity.

The present invention has the bearing ability derailing, traditional brushes or the prior art systems. It offers an innovative and unique technology. It brings new expertise in the daily dental and oral hygiene Art. Its ergonomics double cleaning surface. The innovative system brossante head consists of six or more or less depending, small rotating cylinders hairy. They are filled with different hardness hair. They are rotatable, held by their axes on both sides within the body of the removable head.

Its use may be manual or electric. It has the possibility to operate using any kind of existing energy or future. It uses the same time, the hydraulic pressure of the jet of water or any other liquid suitable dental care, but also the frequency sonic vibration multi-speed but also the rotation of hairy small cylinders which can rotate them in several rounds -minutes in opposite directions. The removable head of the cleaning implement for dental hygiene and oral tandem cleaning surface, promotes a multiple cleaning of the tongue and oral cavity simultaneously. It allows cleaning every inch of the entire oral cavity. The hairy rolling cylinders to six numbers are different diameter, but can also beings of the same diameter as usual. Hairy Les six cylinders are of the same width. They are attached by their axes, from left to right, in ovoid cavities within the removable head double face of the cleaning implement for dental and oral hygiene. The ovoid recesses are slightly larger than the diameter of the axes placed at different heights.

This feature allows for better cylinder marry the kinetic profile of the surfaces to be cleaned. Les six rotating cylinders can move better with more flexibility. This innovation facilitates the introduction of hair between the interstices of the teeth. Hairy Les six cylinders are of different hardness. The two large cylinders have hard bristles that also serve engine to ease the rotation of the other four cylinders to soft and medium bristles. They can also according to the use that we would give them all to have the same hardness hair.

The Faculty gives two large cylinders more force when cleaning. Apart from his leadership, the movement "comes and goes, 'cause the other four cylinders. All move in alternate rotation by the mechanical force of the hand during cleaning the dental surface and the gums. This driving force may also be electrical, sonic or hydraulic, also determines the speed of rotation of all six or more cylinders.

The two largest cylinder stiff bristle therefore used gear, the forward and reverse movement or continuously involved in all cylinders is variable, both in speed than strength, this variation is due to their difference in diameter. The cylinders causing the one to the other by the driving action of the bristles that intersect, and are used individually, and also gear in addition to the electrical gear or mechanical force. The alternating forward and backward motion, promotes the expulsion of all waste out of dental spaces and also hair.

The head of the cleaning implement for dental and oral hygiene can oscillate 45 degrees, from left to right on the axis of fastening of the handle of the utensil. This feature, combined with the innovative ergonomics of the head, facilitates the handling of the handle by giving more comfort to the movements of the wrist. It increases the pressures that will be adjusted over the entire oral cavity, teeth and gums. Hairy and rotating cylinders have the peculiarity of being fixed by their axes at different heights. This provision gives all hairy-cylinder power to perfectly fit the kinetic profiles of all surfaces washing as the four-wheel drive a car.

The present invention and its advantages will be better understood by reference to the description of various embodiments of the accompanying drawings.

Figure I shows a general view of all the cleaning implement for dental and oral hygiene. The shape of the removable ergonomic handle (5) with or without an electric motor (32). Disposable brossante head (3) double-face (A) (B). The ergonomic shape of the handle and head brossante is designed to perfectly match the profile of the kinetic modulation of dental implantation, but also that of the gums and profile of the entire oral cavity. The ergonomic and removable handle (5) has inside a motor device (32) to rechargeable batteries or any other power system with contact three speeds, electrical frequency sonic vibration. (10). The removable ergonomic handle (5) has at its end a slip surface (31). At the base of the removable ergonomic handle (5) is located in the nozzle for the hydraulic connection (17) and the electrical induction pads (E). On the face of ergonomic removable handle (5), is the three buttons (F) (VG) (H) which enable the operation of the cleaning implement (5). Rotation, gradual vibration hydraulics.

Figure 2 shows the detail of the disposable brossante head (3) The ergonomic shape double cleaning surface (A) and (B) with its hairy rollers of different diameters. The cylinders hairy large diameter (D) with hard bristles are placed at the top and bottom ends of the head they serve to promote different modes of brushing (A) (B) and (C). The rollers hairy means (8) have psychics hair and hairy small rollers (9), they have soft bristles and are placed in the center of the head brossante .. The vertical brushing, optimizes the introduction of hair between the interstices the inner and outer surfaces of the teeth.

Figure 3 shows more precisely the three different modes. The mode (B) of the inner invisible face of the teeth and gums. The guide (A) that allows the cleaning of the outer and visible face of the teeth and gums, and the mode (C), for a vertical internal and external cleaning of the interstices of the teeth. All these positions are allowed with ease thanks to the mounting system which enables the brossante head (3) to oscillate 45 degrees from left to right,

Figure 4 shows the detail of the sealing clip nozzle (17) placed at the end of ergonomic removable handle (5) that connects the fluid pressure pipe. (16). A motor ((32) which allows the electric and vibrating motor function brossante the head (3) The clip part (7) used to lock the head brossante double faces (3), and to mesh the drive wheel (15) which is used in the electric version driving and vibrating the brossante head (3) and all hairy cylinders (D) (8) (9). the female part (17) at the end of the handle serves to lock the nozzle fixing of the pipe (16) of the arrival of pressurized liquid. the attachment module (7) or fixed brossante the head (3) allows

brossante the head (3) to oscillate 45 degrees to right and left.

5 shows the side view of hairy six cylinders (D) (8) (9) .lls are characterized by the fact that they are of different diameter and have a different hardness hairs. Those cylinders (D) have stiff bristles, those cylinders (8) have hairs mediums, and those of the cylinders (9) have soft bristles. They are placed next to each other at different heights. Their hairs intersect to optimize their rotations. They have the ability to power all versions of cleaning and care cleanse itself and easily remove the most recalcitrant waste. The wheel (16) permits all possibilities of movement in all versions mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and vibrant.

Claims

1. The cleaning implement for dental and oral hygiene according to claim 1, characterized in that the brossante head (3) perfectly fits the profile of the teeth and gums of the fact that six or more cylinders are brushing different diameters.
2. The cleaning implement for dental and oral hygiene according to claim 2 characterized in that the brossante head (3) is double cleaning face (A) and (B), which allows a double face cleaning in all washes positions.
3. The cleaning implement for dental and oral hygiene according to claim 3 characterized in that the cylinders are hairy diffentes hardness. The large cylinders have hard bristles, the means were mediums and small hairs have soft bristles.
4. The cleaning implement for dental and oral hygiene according to claim 4 characterized in that the ergonomics of the brossante and disposable head (3), mobility of 45 degrees from left to right, together with the difference of diameters of the rolls (D) (8) (9) and that of its removable and ergonomic handle (5) makes it possible to continuously match the kinetic modulation of external and external surface of the gum teeth, but also of the entire oral cavity.
5. The cleaning implement for dental and oral hygiene according to claim 5 characterized in that the brossante head (3) may include six, less or more hairy cylinders (D) (8) (9) of different diameters and different hardness.
6. The cleaning implement for dental and oral hygiene according to claim 6 characterized in that the six cylinders hairy (D) (8) (9) are fixed by their axles (12) of each inner side of the head brossante (3) of ovoid cavities (15) slightly larger than the axis diameter (16) of hairy cylinders (D) (8) (9). This feature allows more flexibility of rotation and vibration enhances all cylinders as facilitating their rotation while espousing the profiles of surfaces to be cleaned in all brushing positions.
7. The cleaning implement for dental and oral hygiene according to claim 7 characterized in that the six cylinders hairy (D) and (8) and (9) are arranged by their axes (16) at different heights this position allows them to exert different pressures at different speeds back and forth, perfectly matching the profile of the parts to be cleaned.
8. The cleaning implement for dental and oral hygiene according to claim 8 characterized in that the hairy cylinders (D) (8) and (9) in diameter and of different hardness are placed in single file. The one next to the other, so that their, hair intersect. It follows that the larger cylinder with hard bristles (D) serve as intermediate gear and motor to drive faster other cylinders (8) and (9) and can cleanse itself.
9. .L'ustensile cleaning dental and oral hygiene according to claim 9 characterized in that the brossante head (3) used at the same time four wheel actions: namely: The mechanical action, electrical action rotating the rolls, the vibrating action sonic frequency and hydraulically by liquid jet.
10. The cleaning implement for dental and oral hygiene according to claim 10 characterized in that the brossante head (3) can be used as simplified version that is not removable and non-disposable and can be operated by the mechanical action of the force of the wrist.
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