Meaning of “dental” in the English Dictionary

"dental" in British English

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dentaladjective

uk /ˈden.təl/ us /ˈden.t̬əl/

B2 relating to the teeth:

More examples

  • Have you made an appointment for your next dental check-up?
  • Pregnant women don't have to pay dental charges under the current health system.
  • She had to cancel her dental appointment.
  • I had some very expensive dental treatment recently - but it'll save me problems in the future.
  • There are only two dental practices in the town and another one is badly needed.

dentalnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈden.təl/ us /ˈden.t̬əl/ specialized

(Definition of “dental” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dental" in American English

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dentaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈden·təl/

relating to the teeth:

dental health

(Definition of “dental” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)