Medical face mask
Protective facial mask
Face mask and method
ApplicationNo. 419723 filed on 04/10/1995
US Classes:128/857, Head or face protector (e.g., lips, ears, etc.)128/842, MALE REPRODUCTORY TRACT SHIELDS OR BIRTH CONTROL DEVICES (E.G., PROPHYLACTICS, VAS DEFERENS VALVES, ETC.)128/859Oral cavity protectors
ExaminersPrimary: Brown, Michael A.
Foreign Patent References
International ClassA61F 011/00
AbstractA thin, flexible shield for the mouth to protect against transmission of STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) during cunnilingus and oral-anal sex. A shield (32) is held over the mouth either alone or in a holder assembly (44) by mounting devices which retain the mask against the face of the user. The holder assembly (44) may consist of one or two rings (30U, 30L) interlocked with each other or with the shield to grip the shield.