Resources Contact Us Home
Disposable dental prophylaxis apparatus capable of discharging predetermined amount of dentifrice material therefrom

Image Number 2 for United States Patent #7510396.

The present invention relates to a hand tool used by dental professionals to polish a patient's tooth. The hand tool can be connected to a hand motor used to rotate a wheel cup with a plurality of grinding wings that rub against the patient's tooth as a predetermined amount of dentifrice material is discharged directly on the patient's tooth through a drain hole within the wheel cup. The dentifrice material is discharged from a tube that is assembled in the housing of the hand tool. The tube has a plurality of folds formed on the tube body in such a manner as to be folded by a given distance while being compressed to discharge the dentifrice material therefrom. The tube is compressed by a link with a push button that is guided in the forward direction as it is pushed by a finger.

  Recently Added Patents
Display for gloves
Methods of preventing and treating viral infections by inhibiting the deISGylation activity of OTU domain-containing viral proteins
Notebook computer
Server-side connection resource pooling
High density vertical structure nitride flash memory
Distributive data capture
Weight-balanced polygonal mirror, light scanning unit using the polygonal mirror, and image forming apparatus
  Randomly Featured Patents
Bubble pressure barrier and electrode composite
Moving body transmitter and receiver axis adjusting system
Sustained release pharmaceutical compositions
Fiber optic guides with integrated security
Method for searching return path of moving object for use in navigation system
Acoustical switch for a directional microphone
Photosensitive poly(vinyl alcohol) derivative
Filter and image device with filter
System and method for rating a written document
RAID power safe apparatus, systems, and methods