Patent Number: 6,308,359

Title: Brush section for an electric toothbrush

Abstract: The invention is directed to a brush section (2) for an electric toothbrush (1), having a carrier tube (4) to which is fitted a bristle carrier (5) comprising a plurality of bristles (6). The carrier tube (4) is adapted to plug onto a mount (7) of a hand piece (3) of the electric toothbrush (1). Provision is made for spring elements (14) arranged between the carrier tube (4) and the mount (7). Noises and vibrations are thereby reduced when the electric toothbrush (1) is in the activated condition.

Inventors: Fritsch; Thomas (Eppstein, DE), Reick; Hansjorg (Kronberg, DE)

Assignee: Braun GmbH

International Classification: A61C 17/22 (20060101); A61C 17/34 (20060101); A61C 17/16 (20060101); A61C 017/34 (); A46B 013/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018