self-threading pin


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self-threading pin

a screwlike pin placed into a hole (which is slightly smaller in diameter than the pin) drilled in tooth dentin to improve the retention of a restoration.

self-threading pin

A pin screwed through a small hole into dentin.
See also: pin

self-thread·ing pin

(self-threding pin)
Cylindric metal pin used for retention of a dental restoration that is screwed into dentin.