retention form


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re·ten·tion form

the shape of a cavity preparation that prevents displacement of the dental restoration by lateral or tipping forces as well as masticatory forces.

retention form

the provision made in a prepared tooth cavity to hold in place a restoration and to prevent its displacement.

re·ten·tion form

(rē-tenshŭn fōrm)
Shape of a cavity preparation that prevents displacement of dental restoration by lateral or tipping forces as well as masticatory forces.
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