Dentist in French
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Cabinet dentaire

Broken tooth? Jaw pain? If you need any dental work done while traveling, you’ll be glad you sank your teeth into this French vocabulary.

At the dentist’s office   Chez le / la dentiste *
appointment   un rendez-vous
dentist   un/e dentiste
dentist’s office   le cabinet dentaire
~ insurance card   la carte vitale
dental assistant   un assistant dentaire
une assistante dentaire
patient   un patient
une patiente
specialist   un/e spĂ©cialiste
waiting room   la salle d’attente

 * In French, it’s typical to use chez + job title to refer to some places of business – learn more.

tooth   la dent
Tooth Fairy   ~ la petite souris
baby tooth   la dans de lait
back tooth   la dent du fond
canine tooth   la canine
front tooth   la dent de devant
lower tooth   la dent du bas
molar   la molaire
upper tooth   la dent du haut
wisdom tooth   la dent de sagesse
gums   la gencive
jaw   la mâchoire
lip   la lèvre
mouth   la bouche
abscess   un abcès
bridge   un bridge
broken tooth   une dent cassĂ©e
cavity   une carie
crown   la couronne
filling   un plombage
une obturation
gap   un Ă©cart*
infected   infectĂ©(e)
injection   une piqĂ»re
local anesthetic   une anesthĂ©sie locale
Novocain   la NovocaĂŻne
overbite   une supraclusion
permanent tooth   une dent dĂ©finitive
root canal   le canal dentaire
teeth cleaning   le dĂ©tartrage
temporary   provisoire
toothache   un mal aux dents
underbite   une infraclusion
Verbs   Verbes (click for conjugations)
to bleed   saigner
to brush (one’s teeth)   se brosser (les dents)
to hurt   avoir mal
to lose   perdre
to open
open your mouth
ouvrez la bouche
to pull (out), remove   arracher
to replace   remplacer
to rinse   rincer
to spit   cracher

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