cement base


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ce·ment base

in dentistry, a layer of dental cement, sometimes medicated, that is placed in the deep portion of a cavity preparation to protect the pulp, reduce the bulk of a metallic restoration, or eliminate undercuts.

cement base

a layer of dental cement material, sometimes containing medication, that is applied to the bottom of a prepared tooth cavity to protect the pulp, reduce the bulk of metallic restoration, or eliminate undercuts in a tapered preparation.

ce·ment base

(sĕ-ment bās)
In dentistry, a layer of dental cement, sometimes medicated, which is placed in the deep portion of a cavity preparation to protect the pulp, reduce the bulk of a metallic restoration, or eliminate undercuts.
Synonym(s): cavity preparation base.

ce·ment base

(sĕ-ment bās)
In dentistry, layer of dental cement, sometimes medicated, placed in deep portion of a cavity preparation to protect pulp, reduce bulk of a metallic restoration, or eliminate undercuts.
Synonym(s): cavity preparation base.
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