Finger manipulated oral hygiene device

  • US 4,679,274 A
  • Filed: 07/24/1985
  • Issued: 07/14/1987
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/24/1985
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An oral hygiene device for mounting on and manipulated by a user'"'"'s finger, said device comprising a stem, an oral hygiene working head provided on said stem, and means for mounting said stem on a user'"'"'s finger, said stem having upper and lower surfaces, said working head being provided on said stem lower surface and said mounting means being provided on said stem and extending upwardly relative to said stem, said working head being offset from said mounting means along said stem, said stem having a stepped portion between said working head and said mounting means to elevate thereby a portion of said stem provided with said working head relative to a portion of said stem provided with said mounting means, wherein said mounting means comprises two pairs of lugs, said lugs of each pair opposing one another across said stem and said pairs of lugs being spaced apart along said stem a sufficient distance to position said pairs of lugs to each side of a first knuckle of a user'"'"'s finger when said device is in use, said lugs extending upwardly from said stem upper surface and being curved towards one another to conform to a contour of a user'"'"'s finger, said lugs overlying an upper portion of a user'"'"'s finger, said lugs engaging a corresponding portion of a user'"'"'s finger to clamp a user'"'"'s finger between opposing lugs of said pairs of lugs to mount securely thereby said oral device on a user'"'"'s finger, said stepped portion of said stem provides a stop for an end of a user'"'"'s finger when clamped by said pairs of lugs.

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