Airdent

noun
Air·​dent | \ ˈer-ˌdent \

Definition of Airdent

: an instrument designed to grind tooth surfaces by means of a jet of carbon dioxide carrying abrasive powder under pressure

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First Known Use of Airdent

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Airdent

formerly a trademark

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“Airdent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Airdent. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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