Vibration damping for dental water jet

  • US 8,888,727 B2
  • Filed: 06/25/2010
  • Issued: 11/18/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/24/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A dental water jet device comprisinga base unit defining a cavity;

  • a pump chassis;

    a pump contained within the cavity and mounted to the pump chassis;

    a vibration reduction mount separating the pump chassis from the base unit, extending through a bottom wall of the base unit, and connecting the pump to the base unit, the vibration reduction mount comprisinga mount body; and

    a slot defined on a lateral side of the mount body, whereina portion of the chassis is received into the slot; and

    the vibration reduction mount reduces transfer of vibrations from the pump to the base unit;

    a reservoir in fluid communication with the pump; and

    a nozzle tip operative to deliver a stream of pressurized fluid and in fluid communication with the pump.

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