Method of restoring a tooth

  • US 6,315,567 B1
  • Filed: 05/18/1999
  • Issued: 11/13/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/06/1994
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for restoring a tooth, comprising:

  • (a) applying a bead of a thixotropic restorative composition to a desired location of the tooth with a syringe-type applicator having a tip;

    (b) manipulating the thixotropic restorative composition with the tip of the syringe-type applicator into a desired shape;

    (c) curing said thixotropic restorative composition; and

    (d) repeating acts (a) through (c) to achieve a cured restorative structure of a desired shape on the tooth.

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