cavity liner


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liner

 [līn´er]
material applied to the inside of the walls of a cavity or container for protection or insulation.
cavity liner an agent used to line a tooth cavity for protection of the pulp from irritation and for neutralization of the free acids of zinc phosphate cements.

var·nish (den·tal)

(var'nish den'tăl),
Solutions of natural resins and gums in a suitable solvent, of which a thin coating is applied over the surfaces of the cavity preparations before placement of restorations, used as a protective agent for the tooth against constituents of restorative materials.
Synonym(s): cavity liner, vernix

cavity liner

A layer of material applied to a cavity preparation to protect the pulp of the tooth. It is usually a suspension of zinc phosphate or calcium hydroxide and is used to neutralize the acidity of the base or cement material.
See also: liner

den·tal var·nish

(den'tăl vahr'nish)
Solutions of natural resins and gums in a suitable solvent, of which a thin coating is applied over surfaces of cavity preparations before placement of restorations, used to protect tooth from restorative materials.
Synonym(s): cavity liner, vernix.