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rest ar·e·a

the portion of a tooth structure or of a restoration in a tooth that is prepared to receive the positive seating of the metallic occlusal, incisal, lingual, or cingulum rest of a removable prosthesis.
Synonym(s): rest seat

rest seat

See rest area.

rest seat

An area on which a denture or restoration rests.
See also: seat
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The rest seats were flared more dramatically to the facial and lingual line angles to provide additional space for the retentive arms and minor connector.