resistance form


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re·sis·tance form

the shape given to a cavity preparation that enables the dental restoration to withstand masticatory forces.

resistance form

the shape given to a prepared tooth cavity imparting strength and durability to the masticatory dislodging forces of a dental restoration and remaining tooth structure.

re·sis·tance form

(rĕ-zistăns fōrm)
Shape given to a cavity preparation that enables dental restoration to withstand masticatory forces.
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