the restoration of tooth structure with a resin after the surface of the tooth has been treated with an acid solution that etches the tooth surface, thereby increasing retention of the restoration.
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ac·id-etch·ed res·to·ra·tion(asid echt restŏr-āshŭn)
Restoration of tooth structure with a resin after surface of tooth has been etched with an acid solution to increase retention of the restoration.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012