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veneer

 [vĕ-nēr´]
a thin layer of tooth-colored material, usually made of porcelain, some other ceramic, or acrylic resin, attached to a prepared tooth surface to modify its shape or color.

ve·neer

(vĕ-nēr'),
1. A thin surface layer laid over a base of common material.
2. In dentistry, a layer of tooth-colored material, usually porcelain or composite resin, attached to and covering the surface of a metal crown or natural tooth structure.
[Fr. fournir, to furnish]

veneer

[vənir′]
Etymology: Fr, fournir, to furnish
1 a layer of tooth-colored material, usually porcelain or acrylic, attached to the surface of a crown or artificial tooth by direct fusion; a porcelain prosthesis used to change the shape, size, and color of a tooth or teeth. The prosthesis is directly cemented to the crown of the tooth or teeth.
2 a thin layer of calculus usually not visible until dried with air. See calculus.

ve·neer

(vĕ-nēr')
1. A thin surface layer laid over a base of common material.
2. dentistry A layer of tooth-colored material, usually porcelain or acrylic resin, attached to and covering the surface of a metal crown or natural tooth structure.
[Fr. fournir, to furnish]

ve·neer

(vĕ-nēr')
1. In dentistry, a layer of tooth-colored material, usually porcelain or composite resin, attached to and covering surface of a metal crown or natural tooth structure.
2. A thin surface layer laid over a base of common material.
[Fr. fournir, to furnish]

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