1. Of, relating to, or for the teeth: dental caps.
2. Of, relating to, or intended for dentistry: dental work; dental bills.
3. Linguistics Articulated with the tip of the tongue near or against the upper front teeth: the English dental consonants t and d.
A dental consonant.
[New Latin dentālis, from Latin dēns, dent-, tooth; see dent- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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