interdental

adjective
in·​ter·​den·​tal | \ ˌin-tər-ˈden-tᵊl How to pronounce interdental (audio) \

Definition of interdental

1 : situated or intended for use between the teeth
2 : formed with the tip of the tongue between the upper and lower front teeth

Other Words from interdental

interdentally \ ˌin-​tər-​ˈden-​tᵊl-​ē How to pronounce interdental (audio) \ adverb

Examples of interdental in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2017, Waterpik became the first-ever interdental cleaner brand to gain a seal of approval from the ADA for the product’s ability to help remove up to 99 percent of plaque. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, 14 Oct. 2020 In 2017, Waterpik became the first-ever interdental cleaner brand to gain a seal of approval from the ADA for the product’s ability to help remove up to 99 percent of plaque. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, 14 Oct. 2020 In 2017, Waterpik became the first-ever interdental cleaner brand to gain a seal of approval from the ADA for the product’s ability to help remove up to 99 percent of plaque. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, 14 Oct. 2020 In 2017, Waterpik became the first-ever interdental cleaner brand to gain a seal of approval from the ADA for the product’s ability to help remove up to 99 percent of plaque. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, 14 Oct. 2020 In 2017, Waterpik became the first-ever interdental cleaner brand to gain a seal of approval from the ADA for the product’s ability to help remove up to 99 percent of plaque. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, 14 Oct. 2020 In 2017, Waterpik became the first-ever interdental cleaner brand to gain a seal of approval from the ADA for the product’s ability to help remove up to 99 percent of plaque. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, 14 Oct. 2020 In 2017, Waterpik became the first-ever interdental cleaner brand to gain a seal of approval from the ADA for the product’s ability to help remove up to 99 percent of plaque. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, 14 Oct. 2020 In 2017, Waterpik became the first-ever interdental cleaner brand to gain a seal of approval from the ADA for the product’s ability to help remove up to 99 percent of plaque. Nicole Saunders, NBC News, 14 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of interdental

circa 1874, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Interdental.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interdental. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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interdental

adjective
in·​ter·​den·​tal | \ ˌint-ər-ˈdent-ᵊl How to pronounce interdental (audio) \

Medical Definition of interdental

: situated or intended for use between the teeth floss the interdental spaces

Other Words from interdental

interdentally \ -​ᵊl-​ē How to pronounce interdental (audio) \ adverb

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