dental dental  /ˈdɛn təl/


  1. (n) a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
  2. (adj) of or relating to the teeth
  3. (adj) of or relating to dentistry

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  1. The report of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching indicates great progress in advancing dental education.
  2. Aguilar's visit presaged more Eastman dental clinics in Europe, the next one probably at Madrid.
  3. Some dental schools require only a high school diploma as entrance requirements; most demand one year of college work; very few a college degree.


  1. Dental clinic services for Maine's disabled expected to continue

    The services of a state-run dental clinic that closed Friday will be contracted out to Community Dental in Biddeford.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Portland Press Herald

  2. Free dental work offered for hundreds in Norcross

    Hundreds lined up Friday to receive more than $1 million worth of free dental care. Going to the dentist can be frightening for many, but for those who haven’t been able to afford to see one in years, it’s a different story. The lined formed early Friday morning at the Atlanta Trade Center on Jeurgens Court in Norcross, where attendees received dental work for free. The Georgia Mission of Mercy ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WSB-TV 2 Atlanta

  3. Midwest Dental to Open Practice in Deerfield, Wis.

    Midwest Dental will open a new office in Deerfield, Wis. on August 5. The office will be located at 10 Liberty Street, Suite 104 in Deerfield, in the Liberty Commons complex near Subway and Hometown Pharmacy.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "An increasing number of employers are looking at dental insurance as a key factor in a benefits package and Aflac's dental offering helps them provide excellent options for their employees without any direct cost to the company," said Tom...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Anthony Giddens Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  2. "We have a huge problem in terms of dental health in the country," Mr Rudd said.
    on Mar 1, 2008 By: Kevin Rudd Source: The Age

  3. "We have a pretty high take-up rate for younger children in primary school and we know that we need to encourage teenagers to start taking responsibility for their dental care," Ms Roxon told ABC TV today.
    on Mar 1, 2008 By: Nicola Roxon Source: The Age

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