What does dental mean?

Definitions for dental
ˈdɛn tlden·tal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alveolar consonant, dental consonant, alveolar, dentaladjective

    a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge

  2. dentaladjective

    of or relating to the teeth

    "dental floss"

  3. dentaladjective

    of or relating to dentistry

    "dental student"

Wiktionary

  1. dentaladjective

    of or concerning the teeth: dental care

    Etymology: From dentalis, from dens, from h₁d-ent-, participle of h₁ed-, perhaps from an older sense "bite".

  2. dentaladjective

    of or concerning dentistry

    Etymology: From dentalis, from dens, from h₁d-ent-, participle of h₁ed-, perhaps from an older sense "bite".

  3. dentaladjective

    made with the tongue touching the teeth: dental fricative

    Etymology: From dentalis, from dens, from h₁d-ent-, participle of h₁ed-, perhaps from an older sense "bite".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dentaladjective

    of or pertaining to the teeth or to dentistry; as, dental surgery

    Etymology: [L. dens, dentis, tooth: cf. F. dental. See Tooth.]

  2. Dentaladjective

    formed by the aid of the teeth; -- said of certain articulations and the letters representing them; as, d t are dental letters

    Etymology: [L. dens, dentis, tooth: cf. F. dental. See Tooth.]

  3. Dentaladjective

    an articulation or letter formed by the aid of the teeth

    Etymology: [L. dens, dentis, tooth: cf. F. dental. See Tooth.]

  4. Dentaladjective

    a marine mollusk of the genus Dentalium, with a curved conical shell resembling a tooth. See Dentalium

    Etymology: [L. dens, dentis, tooth: cf. F. dental. See Tooth.]

Freebase

  1. Dental

    Pertaining to a tooth or teeth, or to odontology.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dental

    den′tal, adj. belonging to the teeth: produced by the aid of the teeth.—n. an articulation or letter pronounced chiefly with the teeth.—adj. Den′tary, belonging to dentition, bearing teeth.—n. the distal element of the jaw of vertebrates below mammals.—Dental engine, a mechanical appliance giving a rotary motion to a dentist's boring instruments. [L. dens, dentis, a tooth. See Tooth.]

How to pronounce dental?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dental in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of dental in a Sentence

  1. Margaret Murphy:

    Medicare covers what happens to the patient’s eyes even though it doesn’t provide routine eye care - but there’s no coverage for this type of extreme dental care, and people are ending up in the hospital with infections.

  2. Brandon Marcello:

    It's just like brushing your teeth ; you wouldn't wake up and only brush your bottom teeth or decide to only brush for 20 seconds because you know the downside of poor dental hygiene.

  3. Lewis Nightingale:

    I said, what if I had nose cancer, or throat cancer ? to separate out dental problems from anything else seems arbitrary. I have great medical insurance, so why isn't my medical insurance covering it ?

  4. Pamela Robey:

    There are studies with dental pulp cells being used to treat neurological disorders and problems in the eye and other things.

  5. Matthew Albence:

    These individuals have access to 24/7 food and water. They have educational opportunities. They have recreational opportunities, both structured as well as unstructured, there's basketball courts, there's exercise classes, there's soccer fields that we put in there. They have extensive medical, dental and mental health opportunities. In fact, many of these individuals, the first time they've ever seen a dentist is when they've come to one of our( family residential) centers.

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