Illuminated toothbrush

  • US 8,079,109 B2
  • Filed: 09/02/2008
  • Issued: 12/20/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/02/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A toothbrush, comprising:

  • a handle portion defining a longitudinal axis;

    a head portion coupled to the handle portion;

    a plurality of bristles extending from the head portion;

    a light source disposed within at least one of the handle portion and the head portion; and

    a base portion including a suction cup configured to removably adhere to a support surface, wherein the suction cup includes an actuator positioned within a substantially circular portion of the suction cup and engageable with the support surface when the suction cup is attached to the support surface, wherein the actuator is moveable between a first position in which the actuator activates the light source and a second position, and wherein the actuator is biased toward the second position.

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