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Dental vs. Interdental

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Dentaladjective

Of or concerning the teeth, as in dental care.

Interdentaladjective

Pertaining to the space between the teeth.

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

Dentaladjective

Of or concerning dentistry.

Interdentaladjective

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

Dentaladjective

(phonetics) Made with the tongue touching the teeth, as in dental fricative.

Interdentalnoun

(phonetics) A speech sound pronounced with the tongue between the top and bottom teeth.

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Dentalnoun

(veterinary medicine) Cleaning and polishing of an animal's teeth.

Interdentalnoun

(dentistry) A small toothbrush for cleaning in between adjacent teeth.

Dentalnoun

(phonetics) A dental sound.

Interdentaladjective

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

Dentaladjective

Of or pertaining to the teeth or to dentistry; as, dental surgery.

Interdentaladjective

Formed between the upper and lower teeth; as, interdental consonants.

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Dentaladjective

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

Dentalnoun

An articulation or letter formed by the aid of the teeth.

Dentalnoun

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

Dentaladjective

of or relating to the teeth;

‘dental floss’;

Dentaladjective

of or relating to dentistry;

‘dental student’;

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