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Type of dentistry that improves the appearance of teeth by camouflaging defects and whitening teeth

Esthetic dentistry

2

A space between 2 teeth

Diastema

3

Surface of the cavity preparation perpendicular to the pulp of the teeth

Pulpal wall

4

Internal surface of a cavity preparation

Cavity wall

5

Internal surface of a cavity preparation positioned in the same vertical direction as the pulp within the tooth

Axial wall

6

Thin layer of composite resin or porcelain bonded or cemented to a prepared facial surface

Veneer

7

Basis of a stronger system us d to retain and support a tooth restoration

Retention pin

8

Process of decay removal and tooth design in preparation for restoring a tooth

Cavity preparation

9

Term commonly used to describe restorative and esthetic dentistry

Operative dentistry

10

Matrix system designed to establish a temporary interproximal wall for the restoration of a tooth surface without use of retainer

Auto matrix

11

Foundation that binds or holds the dental material and tooth together during the setting process

Matrix

12

Brand name for clear plastic strip used to provide a temporary wall for restoration of an anterior tooth

Mylar

13

Dental device used to hold a matrix band in place during restoration of a class 2 cavity

Universal retainer

14

Wooden or plastic triangular device placed in the embrasure to provide the contour needed when a class 2 lesion is restored

Wedge

15

Artistically pleasing and beautiful appearance

Esthetics

16

Excess restorative material that extends beyond the cavity margin

Overhang

17

Double sided instrument designed with wells on either end that is used to pack freshly mixed amalgam and carry it to the prepared tooth

Amalgam carrier