Medical Definition of Dental cavity preparation

1. An operation in which carious material is removed from teeth and biomechanically correct forms are established in the teeth to receive and retain restorations. A constant requirement is provision for prevention of failure of the restoration through recurrence of decay or inadequate resistance to applied stresses. (boucher's clinical dental terminology, 4th ed, p239-40) (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dental Cavity Preparation

dental auxiliary
dental biomechanics
dental biophysics
dental branches
dental bulb
dental calculus
dental canals
dental caps
dental care
dental caries
dental cast
dental casting investment
dental casting technique
dental cavity lining
dental cavity preparation (current term)
dental cement
dental cementum
dental clasps
dental clinics
dental consonant
dental cord
dental crest
dental crypt
dental curing
dental cuticle
dental debonding
dental device
dental disinfectant
dental drill

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