Mouth and Teeth

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Words Related to Body - Mouth and Teeth

Here you will learn some English words related to mouth and teeth, such as "jaw", "false teeth", and "cavity".

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baby tooth
baby toothnoun

any of the temporary teeth in young children that falls out and is later replaced with a permanent one

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bracenoun

an orthodontic device made of metal wires that is fitted in the mouth to push teeth in the right position

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caninenoun

(anatomy) any of the four pointed teeth that are between the incisors and premolars, used for tearing food

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cavitynoun

a hole in a tooth that is caused by decay

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crownnoun

the external part of the tooth outside the gum

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denturenoun

a set of false teeth or any artificial replacement for a tooth

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enamelnoun

the hard white external layer that covers the crown of a tooth

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false teethnoun

dentures; ‌a set of artificial teeth used by someone who has lost their natural teeth

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fillingnoun

a small amount of material used to fill a hole in a tooth

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gum
gumnoun

the firm, pink flesh around the roots of teeth at the top and bottom of the mouth

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incisornoun

(anatomy) any of the eight narrow-edged teeth at the front of the mouth that are used for biting

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jaw
jawnoun

the lower bone of the face containing the chin and the bottom teeth

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milk tooth
milk toothnoun

a temporary tooth in young children that drops out and is later replaced with a permanent one

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molarnoun

one of the large flat teeth at the back of the mouth used for grinding and crushing food

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mouth
mouthnoun

the part of the face we use for eating, speaking or breathing

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mucusnoun

a thick slimy substance produced by mucous membranes, inside the nose or the mouth, to lubricate and protect them

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palatenoun

(anatomy) the inside upper side of the mouth that separates it from the nasal cavity

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plaquenoun

(medical) a soft slimy substance formed on the teeth in which bacteria can grow

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premolarnoun

a tooth that is located between the canine and molar teeth

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roof of the mouthnoun

the hard inside surface at the top of the mouth

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salivanoun

the liquid produced in the mouth to make chewing and swallowing easier and to prepare food for digestion

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tartarnoun

a hard substance that is formed on the teeth and may cause dental cavity

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taste budnoun

any of the group of sensory cells that are mainly on the tongue, making one recognize different tastes

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tongue
tonguenoun

the soft movable part inside the mouth used for tasting something or speaking

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tooth
toothnoun

any of the hard white structures in the mouth used for biting and chewing food or for attacking and defensing

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wisdom toothnoun

any of the large molar teeth at the back of the mouth that grow in adulthood

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