(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. dentition, fangs, tusks; see tooth 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
molars, bicuspids, incisors, canines, *grinders, fangs, *pearly whites.
adolescence, last molars that erupt: wisdom teeth
baby or temporary teeth: deciduous teeth, milk teeth
cavities: caries
cut one’s first teeth: teethe
eruption through gums: dentition
gum disease: periodontal disease, periodontitis, pyorrhea
gum inflammation: gingivitis
hard covering: enamel
false: denture
gnashing or grinding: bruxism
large teeth, condition of having: macrodontia
loss of: dedentition
meet, clench or align properly, failure of upper and lower to: malocclusion
pointy part: cusp
small teeth, condition of having: microdontia
sound of clicking: chatter
sticky film that forms on after eating: plaque
tipped over and pushing on adjacent tooth: impacted
yellowish concretion on: tartar

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