varnish (dental)

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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