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liner

 [līn´er]
material applied to the inside of the walls of a cavity or container for protection or insulation.
cavity liner an agent used to line a tooth cavity for protection of the pulp from irritation and for neutralization of the free acids of zinc phosphate cements.
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var·nish (den·tal)

(var'nish den'tăl),
Solutions of natural resins and gums in a suitable solvent, of which a thin coating is applied over the surfaces of the cavity preparations before placement of restorations, used as a protective agent for the tooth against constituents of restorative materials.
Synonym(s): cavity liner, vernix
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cavity liner

A layer of material applied to a cavity preparation to protect the pulp of the tooth. It is usually a suspension of zinc phosphate or calcium hydroxide and is used to neutralize the acidity of the base or cement material.
See also: liner
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den·tal var·nish

(den'tăl vahr'nish)
Solutions of natural resins and gums in a suitable solvent, of which a thin coating is applied over surfaces of cavity preparations before placement of restorations, used to protect tooth from restorative materials.
Synonym(s): cavity liner, vernix.
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