TITLE

overlay

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1554
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "overlay" is presented. The term refers to an addition superimposed upon an already existing state or cast restoration for the occlusal surface of one or more cusps of a tooth but not a three-quarter- or fullcast crown in dentistry. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21238976

 

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