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Spanish vocabulary: At the dentist

31 Aug, 2017 Popular Articles
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It is important to visit your dentist regularly to maintain healthy teeth and gums and to monitor your oral health. In this lesson, we will learn useful Spanish dental vocabulary. This list covers common words, phrases, and terms related to being at the dentist.

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Spanish vocabulary: At the dentist

  • At the dentist - En el dentista
  • Dentist - dentista
  • Denture - dentadura postiza
  • A tooth - un diente
  • Teeth - los dientes
  • Toothache - dolor de muelas
  • Baby tooth - diente de leche
  • Wisdom tooth - Muela del Juicio
  • Incisor - el incisivo
  • Cuspid - Canino
  • Primary tooth - el diente de leche/primario
  • Upper teeth - los dientes superiores/de arriba
  • Lower teeth - los dientes inferiores/de abajo
  • Canine - colmillo
  • Toothbrush - el cepillo de dientes
  • Toothpaste - la pasta de dientes
  • Bad breath - mal aliento
  • Decay/Cavity - caries
  • Dental floss - el hilo dental
  • Canker soẻ - afta
  • Amalgam - amalgama
  • Anterior teeth - dientes anteriores
  • Sensitive teeth - dientes sensibles
  • Gum - encía
  • To bite - morder
  • To brush - cepillarse
  • To chew - masticar
  • Laboratory - laboratorio
  • Jaw - mandíbula
  • Molar - muela
  • Mouth - boca
  • Tongue - lengua

See also: Human body parts in Spanish

  • Nerve - nervio
  • Patient - paciente
  • Price - precio
  • To make an appointment - pedir hora; hacer una cita
  • Procedure - intervención
  • Surgery - la cirugía
  • Surgeon - el cirujano
  • Antibiotic - el antibiótico
  • Injection - la inyección
  • Teeth whitening - blanqueamiento dental
  • Implant - implante
  • Dental X-Ray - radiografía
  • Dental bridge - puente
  • Dental filling - Empaste
  • Obturation - obturación
  • Swelling - hinchazón
  • Painkiller - el analgésico
  • Syringe/Needle - la jeringuilla/la aguja
  • Extraction - la extracción
  • Orthodontics - ortodoncia
  • A cleaning - una limpieza
  • A crown - una corona

See also: Spanish medical vocabulary

The dialogue between a patient and a dental hygienist in the video below may help you practice dentistry and dental health vocabulary!

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