Tongue hygiene device

  • US RE37,625 E1
  • Filed: 05/18/1999
  • Issued: 04/09/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/13/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A tongue hygiene device for use with a mildly abrasive cleansing medium, comprising:

  • a generally elongate handle having a top surface, a bottom surface, and proximal and distal ends, said handle being ergonomically designed to provide finger notches for placement of a user'"'"'s fingers on the top surface of said distal handle portion and wherein the bottom surface is substantially smooth except for a single thumb notch for placement of a user'"'"'s thumb and;

    a generally disk-shaped cleansing head portion disposed at the proximal end of said handle portion structured to fit within a user'"'"'s mouth, said cleansing head portion having a bottom face, a top face, a side edge and an aperture located centrally therethrough to permit passage of fluid and air; and

    a plurality of bristles protruding from the bottom face of said cleansing head portion in a generally perpendicular relation thereto.

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