(redirected from dental neglect)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for dental

a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge

References in periodicals archive ?
"After receiving information about diet and lifestyle, offering them treatment and arranging a time to come back in, if parents don't come back that's dental neglect.
Sensitization of dental team towards management of child abuse and dental neglect. Indian J Forensic Odontol.
Risk factors as determinants of dental neglect in children.
Key words:: Oral health, Dental fear, Dental neglect
Consequently, more and more people are now cushioning themselves against the steep fees of dentistry by taking out a private dental payment policy, rather than succumb to dental neglect. Not everyone realises that apart from reducing the chances of developing tooth decay and gum disease regular check-ups can also detect soft tissue damage -such as cancerous mouth ulcers and early signs of skin cancer.
These may develop as a result of dental neglect and lack of professional supervision; for example, premature loss of primary (baby) teeth can lead to drifting and crowding of permanent teeth.
Oral disease caused by dental neglect and the ensuing need for extensive treatment may place individuals who are severely disabled at serious additional medical risk.
WEDNESDAY Never Seen a Doctor Channel 4, 10pm In Folkestone, 21-year-old Ben decides he wants to try to turn things around after years dental neglect. Meanwhile, in Dartford, Matt wants to get to grips with a lifelong condition that no amount of exercise has been able to solve - gynecomastia, or manboobs.