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 spécialiste
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 dent 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 cassée
cavity une carie
crown la couronne
filling un plombage
une obturation
gap un écart*
infected infecté
injection une piqûre
local anesthetic une anesthésie locale
Novocain la Novocaïne
overbite une supraclusion
permanent tooth une dent définitive
root canal le canal dentaire
teeth cleaning le détartrage
temporary provisoire
toothache un mal aux dents
underbite une infraclusion
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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