Treatment of a tooth

Traitement d'une dent

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An apparatus and method is disclosed for an improvement in the treatment of a tooth or teeth. The improved method comprises the steps of making a model of the tooth and molding a stint to overlay the model of the tooth. The stint defines an internal region for receiving a retaining material therein. An active agent is inserted into the retaining material and the stint containing the retaining material and the active agent is placed upon the tooth. The improved apparatus comprises a stint having an internal region and an external region with the internal region of the stint being defined for overlaying the tooth. A retaining material is disposed within the internal region of the stint to retain the active agent for enabling the active agent to be maintained in contact with the tooth when the stint is inserted upon the tooth.

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