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cavity

1. Dentistry a soft decayed area on a tooth
2. any empty or hollow space within the body

cavity

[′kav·əd·ē]
(biology)
A hole or hollow space in an organ, tissue, or other body part.
(electromagnetism)
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Lasers are potential alternatives for caries removal and cavity preparation [Matsumoto et al.
5 mm) in 2 and 3-surface cavity preparations in primary molar teeth after pulpotomy.
However, adhesive restoration using air abrasion system for cavity preparation was deemed to be the treatment proposed for removing the carious lesion on the palatal face of the tooth 83 (Fig.
The New Image Air Abrasion Cavity Preparation System is an alternative to the traditional dental drill and is utilized in the preparation of small to mid-sized cavities.
Unlike the erbium laser, the PulseMaster Nd:YAG laser requires no special handpiece tip that needs replacement or reconditioning after several cavity preparations.
dentists for selected pedodontic (patients under 18) tooth procedures, including decay removal, cavity preparation for restorations and related applications.
The new hard tissue laser is FDA cleared to perform cavity preparations, bone surgery and a host of soft tissue procedures.
As such, the aim of the current pilot study was to determine the effect of an introductory Clinical Skills Program on the development of two tasks aimed at teaching a Class II cavity preparation technique.
Pulp histology after Er:YAG laser cavity preparation in subhuman primates: a pilot study.
Cavity preparation is quicker, more precise, and less traumatic with modern electrical technology than is possible with air turbines.
Supported by its Show-n-Tell[TM] built-in learning system, ZW3D includes data exchange to allow efficient reuse and sharing of designs, hybrid modeling with its unique Overdrive[TM] kernel, mold and die design with cavity preparation tools and component libraries, and intelligent, adaptive CNC machining from 2-axis through to 5-axis.
The following products are included within each segment: Dental furniture and equipment: dental office furnishings; cavity preparation systems and air abrasion units; dental lasers; computer-aided drafting/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) systems, sterilizers and autoclaves; amalgamators and mixers; imaging/x-ray devices and related equipment; laboratory equipment; and other dental equipment, including dental instruments and tools.