Method of restoring a tooth

  • US 5,547,379 A
  • Filed: 10/06/1994
  • Issued: 08/20/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/06/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method of restoring a tooth, comprising:

  • (a) dispensing a curable composition from an applicator having a needle with a lumen into a hollow on the tooth to achieve a desired shape, the composition comprising;

    (i) curable liquid resin portion having a polymerizable binder resin; and

    (ii) inorganic filler portion comprising about 30% to about 70% by weight of the inorganic filler portion of fumed silica, and wherein the weight ratio of the curable liquid resin portion to the inorganic filler portion is less than 7;

    3; and

    (b) curing the curable composition.

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