Patent Number: 6,308,358

Title: Toothbrush comprising a brush member having a bristle field and an interdental bristle field

Abstract: In a toothbrush having a brush member which carries a bristle holder with a bristle field and an interdental bristle holder with an interdental bristle field, the bristle field comprises a first field portion and a second field portion, the first field portion being disposed nearer the interdental bristle field than the second field portion and the bristles of the first field portion being shorter than the interdental bristles and the bristles of the second field portion being longer than the bristles of the first field portion and thus at the same time form interdental bristles.

Inventors: Gruber; Paul (Klagenfurt, AT), Edvardsen; Stein (Skedsmokorset, NO)

Assignee: U.S. Philips Corporation

International Classification: A46B 13/00 (20060101); A46B 9/04 (20060101); A46B 9/00 (20060101); A61C 17/22 (20060101); A61C 17/16 (20060101); A46B 013/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018