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Figure 1: Photographs of the modified acetate peel technique: (a) Commercially available Acetate sheets, (b) Palm print test to ascertain the right acetate sheet, (c) Grinding tooth block embedded in plaster for a flat surface, (d) Acid etching tooth surface to produce microrelief, (e) Flooding surface of the tooth with acetone, (f) Immediate placement of acetate strip on acetone drenched tooth surface, (g) Swift removal of acetate strip from tooth after drying, (h) and (i) Final unstained and stained acetate peels in longitudinal and cross-sections of teeth

Figure 1: Photographs of the modified acetate peel technique: (a) Commercially available Acetate sheets, (b) Palm print test to ascertain the right acetate sheet, (c) Grinding tooth block embedded in plaster for a flat surface, (d) Acid etching tooth surface to produce microrelief, (e) Flooding surface of the tooth with acetone, (f) Immediate placement of acetate strip on acetone drenched tooth surface, (g) Swift removal of acetate strip from tooth after drying, (h) and (i) Final unstained and stained acetate peels in longitudinal and cross-sections of teeth