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Publication numberUSD649713 S1
Publication typeGrant
Application numberUS 29/393,234
Publication dateNov 29, 2011
Priority dateMay 4, 2011
Also published asEP2520247A1, US8522798, US20120279517
Publication number29393234, 393234, US D649713 S1, US D649713S1, US-S1-D649713, USD649713 S1, USD649713S1
InventorsKevin J. Kollar
Original AssigneeRanir, Llc
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Dental floss holder
US D649713 S1
A dental flosser (10) including a plastic handle (12) having proximal and distal ends, a flosser head (14) at the distal end of the handle, and two spaced apart arms (32) extending from the flosser head (14). Two distal end portions (20) extend from the arms (32) and secure a strand of floss (22). The distal end portions (20) are wider than the respective arms to increase the force required to pull the floss (22) through the distal end portions. The distal end portions (20) may intersect and extend through an interior and exterior plane defined by the interior and exterior surfaces of the arms.
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  1. The ornamental design for a dental floss holder, as shown and described.

FIG. 1 is a perspective view of the dental floss holder according to the new design:

FIG. 2 is a right side view, the left side being a mirror image thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a rear view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a top view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a bottom view thereof.

FIGS. 1-3 show a strand of dental floss in broken lines. The portions shown in broken lines are for environmental purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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USD726376Nov 28, 2012Apr 7, 2015Joseph A StofkoDental floss holder
USD731710 *Jul 3, 2014Jun 9, 2015Sunstar Americas, Inc.Dental flosser
USD750326 *Sep 5, 2014Feb 23, 2016Peri-Dent LimitedDental flosser
U.S. ClassificationD28/66, D28/68
Cooperative ClassificationA61C15/046
European ClassificationA61C15/04E