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Most of my friends from college became dental hygienists or went into retail, a lot went into sales. They all started getting married and having kids and buying homes and I was still living like a college student.
Patricia Heaton

Meaning of "dental" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DENTAL

From Medieval Latin dentālis, from Latin dens tooth.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DENTAL

dental  [ˈdɛntəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DENTAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dental can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES DENTAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Dental

The word dental is used for things pertaining to teeth and could refer to: ▪ Dentistry, a medical profession ▪ Dental Auxiliary ▪ Dental hygienist, a licensed practitioner ▪ Dental technician ▪ Any variety of other dental professions, such as "Dental assistant", someone who works in a dentist's office, but may not be a licensed medical worker ▪ The American Dental Association ▪ Dental amalgam controversy ▪ Dental brace ▪ Dental cavities ▪ Dental consonant ▪ Extraction ▪ Dental restoration ▪ Dental implants ▪ Dental alveolus ▪ Dental caries ▪ Dental dam ▪ Dental drill ▪ Dental emergency ▪ Dental fillings ▪ Dental floss ▪ Dental floss ▪ Dental insurance ▪ Dental implant ▪ Dental Key ▪ Dental pellicle ▪ Dental phobia ▪ Dental plaque ▪ Dental porcelain ▪ Dental restoration ▪ Dental sealant ▪ Dental surgery Other uses: ▪ Dental Records, a record label...

Definition of dental in the English dictionary

The first definition of dental in the dictionary is of or relating to the teeth. Other definition of dental is of or relating to dentistry. Dental is also pronounced or articulated with the tip of the tongue touching the backs of the upper teeth, as for t in French tout.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DENTAL


accidental
ˌæksɪˈdɛntəl
bidental
baɪˈdɛntəl
coincidental
kəʊˌɪnsɪˈdɛntəl
Continental
ˌkɒntɪˈnɛntəl
experimental
ɪkˌspɛrɪˈmɛntəl
fundamental
ˌfʌndəˈmɛntəl
gentle
ˈdʒɛntəl
incidental
ˌɪnsɪˈdɛntəl
incremental
ˌɪnkrɪˈmɛntəl
instrumental
ˌɪnstrəˈmɛntəl
interdental
ˌɪntəˈdɛntəl
labiodental
ˌleɪbɪəʊˈdɛntəl
mental
ˈmɛntəl
nonaccidental
ˌnɒnˌæksɪˈdɛntəl
occidental
ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl
oriental
ˌɔːrɪˈɛntəl
ornamental
ˌɔːnəˈmɛntəl
rental
ˈrɛntəl
transcendental
ˌtrænsɛnˈdɛntəl
tridental
traɪˈdɛntəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DENTAL

dent.
dental clinic
dental floss
dental hygiene
dental hygienist
dental nurse
dental orthopaedics
dental orthopedics
dental plaque
dental plate
dental receptionist
dental records
dental surgeon
dental surgery
dental technician
dentalia
dentality
dentalium
dentally
dentaria

WORDS THAT END LIKE DENTAL

car rental
departmental
detrimental
developmental
documental
elemental
environmental
governmental
horizontal
intercontinental
intergovernmental
judgmental
monumental
placental
regimental
segmental
sentimental
supplemental
temperamental
transcontinental
video rental

Synonyms and antonyms of dental in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dental» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DENTAL

Find out the translation of dental to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dental from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dental» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

牙科的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dental
570 millions of speakers

English

dental
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चिकित्सकीय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُتَعَلِّق بلَأسْنان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

зубной
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dental
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডেন্টাল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dentaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pergigian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

dental
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

歯の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

이의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dental
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuộc răng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दंत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

diş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dentale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dentystyczny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зубний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dentar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οδοντικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tandheelkundige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tand-
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tann-
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dental

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DENTAL»

The term «dental» is very widely used and occupies the 4.833 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DENTAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dental

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10 QUOTES WITH «DENTAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word dental.
1
Dan Burton
How is it that mercury is not safe for food additives and Over the Counter drug products, but it is safe in our vaccines and dental amalgams?
2
Kim Campbell
For people on social assistance, the loss of free dental care, prescription drugs and subsidized housing can greatly outweigh additional income from working. We've all heard the stories.
3
Geoffrey Canada
Good dental care doesn't make you a good student, but if your tooth hurts, it's hard to be a good student.
4
Chris Christie
A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime.
5
Patricia Heaton
Most of my friends from college became dental hygienists or went into retail, a lot went into sales. They all started getting married and having kids and buying homes and I was still living like a college student.
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Richard Lamm
We spend billions on marginal and often unnecessary procedures on people who are in the final dying process, yet we leave millions of Americans out of the health insurance system, and America's kids have the worst dental health in the developed world.
7
Vicki Lawrence
I wanted to study to be a dental hygienist, marry a rich dentist, and hang it up.
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Matthew Lesko
Most every dental school has discount dental services.
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Anne Graham Lotz
Around 1998, I went through lots of pressures and struggles. My children got married within eight months of each other, my son was diagnosed with cancer and went through major surgery and radiation, my mother had five life-threatening hospitalizations where I stayed with her, my husband's dental office burned to the ground.
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Paul Merton
I'm always amazed to hear of air crash victims so badly mutilated that they have to be identified by their dental records. What I can't understand is, if they don't know who you are, how do they know who your dentist is?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DENTAL»

Discover the use of dental in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dental and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dental Terminology
Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Charline Dofka, 2012
2
Dental Office Management
This comprehensive book takes readers through the various tasks associated with front office dental procedures, preparing them for the office of the 21st century.
Ellen Roberta Dietz, 1999
3
Applied Dental Materials
The 9th edition has been extensively revised to include the many advances in dental materials and their use that have occurred during the past nine years.
John F. McCabe, Angus Walls, 2009
4
Dental Implants Made Simple
Dental implants are an amazing innovation of dentistry. This book, written by an expert dentist gives you the basics in simple, easy to read and understand language. Forget the research and reading lengthy books.
Jonathan Penchas, 2013
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Dental Assisting Coloring Book
Dental Assisting Coloring Book is an interactive tool designed as both a study aid and a review guide to enhance learning in the field of dentistry. The format makes review and learning creative and fun.
Donna Phinney, Judy Halstead, 2010
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Dental Biomechanics
Leading the reader through the mechanical analysis of dental problems in dental implants, orthodontics, and natural tooth mechanics, this book covers an increasingly important and popular subject area.
Arturo N. Natali, 2003
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Phillips' Science of Dental Materials
Rev. ed. of: Phillips' science of dental materials / [edited by] Kenneth J. Anusavice. 11th ed. c2003.
‎2012
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Dental Anatomy Coloring Book
High-quality, black-outline illustrations make both coloring and identification easy. Perforated pages provide flexibility and make the book ideal for both self-study and classroom use.
Margaret J. Fehrenbach, 2013
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Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide to Identification
Dental assisting faculty has the challenge of simulating a clinical environment and making a student comfortable and confident before they are with a patient in a real clinical setting. This text with the companion CD-ROM does just that.
Melanie Mitchell, 2011
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Woelfel's Dental Anatomy
This text does more than simply explain dental anatomy; it links the anatomy to clinical practice, giving readers a stronger and more practical understanding of tooth structure and function, morphology, anatomy, and terminology.
Rickne C. Scheid, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DENTAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dental is used in the context of the following news items.
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Global Dental Implants and Prosthetics Market 2015-2020 …
Rising incidences of dental caries and other periodontal diseases among the aging baby booming population, and the growing aging ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
2
Editorial: Brushing up on dental costs
Professional and regular dental care is part of the foundation of overall good health, says the Herald editorial board. Crystal Schick / Calgary ... «Calgary Herald, Jul 15»
3
Humana Closes the Gap Between Dental Insurance and Wellness
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Often viewed as an afterthought to health care plans, dental plans have largely sat on the sidelines as ... «Business Wire, Jul 15»
4
4 job hunting documents every dental hygienist should have
This is also true for dental hygienists looking to land a job. Employers don't hire you because you have an awesome résumé only, or because ... «Dentistry IQ, Jul 15»
5
Self-funded dental insurance? Delta Dental leaps into a new market
Delta Dental of Colorado is now offering self-funded dental plans in which the multi-state insurer will provide the dental network and take care ... «Denver Business Journal, Jul 15»
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Waukesha community dental clinic sees rapid growth
Krystal De La Paz (center), community dental health coordinator, translates instructions from hygienist Meggin Hubacher (right) to Alondra ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jul 15»
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Four States Dental Care - We strive to provide quality care
At Four States Dental Care, we want you to know that you are more than just teeth! Dr. Dale Kunkel works hard to build quality and lifelong relationships with his ... «Four States Homepage, Jul 15»
8
Fewer people in Michigan receiving dental care
The report also shows there is at least one area in 76 of Michigan's 83 countries where there is considered a dental shortage meaning there is ... «WLNS, Jul 15»
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How strong is your employee cell phone policy in your dental practice?
This poses unique challenges to dental practice owners when it comes to regulating employee behavior on the job. To complicate matters ... «Dentistry IQ, Jul 15»
10
Can Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRO) Keep Up with …
Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRO) reported an earnings surprise of 0% when the company last reported earnings for the period ... «Investor Newswire, Jul 15»

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