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1. (WO2018199760) MOUTHPIECE FOR A DENTAL CLEANING DEVICE, METHOD OF BRUSHING TEETH, AND DENTAL CLEANING DEVICE COMPRISING THE MOUTHPIECE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/199760    International Application No.:    PCT/NL2018/050276
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 27 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: A46B 5/00
A46B 9/04
A46B 15/00
A61C 17/22
Applicants: DENTAL ROBOTICS GROUP B.V.
DENTAL ROBOTICS B.V.
Inventors: VAN DIJK, Joppe Gideon
Title: MOUTHPIECE FOR A DENTAL CLEANING DEVICE, METHOD OF BRUSHING TEETH, AND DENTAL CLEANING DEVICE COMPRISING THE MOUTHPIECE
Abstract:
A mouthpiece for a dental cleaning device comprises a supporting structure configured to encompass a plurality of teeth of a dental arch. The supporting structure has an inner surface facing a tooth surface. At least one brushing chamber is provided at the inner surface side. The brushing chamber comprises a flexible wall part being deformable by pressurizing or depressurizing the brushing chamber. Bristles extend externally from the flexible wall part. In a method of brushing teeth, a plurality of teeth is encompassed by the mouthpiece, and the at least one brushing chamber is alternatingly pressurized and depressurized.