What does interdental mean?

Definitions for interdentalˌɪn tərˈdɛn tl

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  1. interdental(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the space between the teeth

    It is recommended to use an interdental brush, or dental floss, to clean between the teeth.

  2. interdental(Adjective)

    (Phonetics) Pronounced with the tongue between the top and bottom teeth.

  3. Origin: * From inter + dental

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interdental(adj)

    situated between teeth; as, an interdental space, the space between two teeth in a gear wheel

  2. Interdental(adj)

    formed between the upper and lower teeth; as, interdental consonants


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interdental in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interdental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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