US 10,888,155 B2
Oral care implement
Eduardo Jimenez, Manalapan, NJ (US); and Joseph Fattori, East Sandwich, MA (US)
Assigned to Colgate-Palmolive Company, New York, NY (US)
Filed by Colgate-Palmolive Company, New York, NY (US)
Filed on Nov. 27, 2017, as Appl. No. 15/822,572.
Application 15/822,572 is a continuation of application No. 15/101,920, granted, now 9,848,693, previously published as PCT/US2014/064718, filed on Nov. 10, 2014.
Application 15/101,920 is a continuation in part of application No. PCT/US2013/073412, filed on Dec. 5, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2018/0078027 A1, Mar. 22, 2018
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. B43M 11/06 (2006.01); A46B 11/00 (2006.01); A46B 7/04 (2006.01); A46B 15/00 (2006.01)
CPC A46B 11/0062 (2013.01) [A46B 7/04 (2013.01); A46B 11/0082 (2013.01); A46B 11/0086 (2013.01); A46B 15/0097 (2013.01); A46B 2200/1066 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An oral care implement comprising:
a handle;
a head coupled to the handle, the head comprising a front surface, a rear surface opposite the front surface, and a base portion comprising a basin cavity having an open top end;
an aperture in the rear surface of the head that defines a passageway into the basin cavity;
an applicator disposed in the basin cavity and extending through the aperture, the applicator formed of a capillary material; and
a cleaning element assembly comprising a head plate and a plurality of tooth cleaning elements mounted to the head plate, the cleaning element assembly coupled to the base portion of the head to enclose the open top end of the basin cavity.