Patent Number: 6,253,774

Title: Compact dental flossing tool

Abstract: An improved dental flossing container comprising a generally cup-shaped housing, a spool of dental floss located within the housing, the housing being formed with an opening for allowing floss from the spool to exit, resilient device closing the open end of the housing, brake device to clamp the floss and, when not depressed, allowing the spool to move forward to engage device to lock the floss form moving, and rear cap device selectably positionable to allow or prevent moisture from entering the housing, and a device located within the housing causing the floss to pass forward through the open end of the housing.

Inventors: Mason; Robert F. (Lakewood, CA)


International Classification: A61C 15/04 (20060101); A61C 15/00 (20060101); A61C 015/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018