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Posted in General Commentary by Jake Ward on November 1, 2018

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U.S. Pat. No. 5,569,036:  Custom fit teeth. 

 faketeeth

What is claimed is:

1. A method of preparing an anatomically disproportionate artificial tooth apparatus for use in a human mouth with human teeth, comprising the steps of:

(a) molding an anatomically disproportionate artificial tooth having an interior cavity;
(b) thereafter inserting an impression compound into said interior cavity;
(c) thereafter coating said interior cavity with said impression compound forming a liner whereby an anatomically disproportionate artificial tooth assembly is formed;
(d) thereafter positioning said anatomically disproportionate artificial tooth assembly over at least one of said human teeth in said mouth;
(e) thereafter waiting 3 to 10 minutes with said anatomically disproportionate artificial tooth assembly in position whereby said impression compound sets; and
(f) thereafter removing said anatomically disproportionate artificial tooth assembly from said mouth.

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