German Dentist & Tooth VocabularyFree Vocabulary List
Visiting the dentist can be stressful, especially if you are in a foreign country and do not speak the language fluently (just yet).
Knowing some key vocabulary words in German can help make the experience less intimidating and more manageable.
German Dentist Vocabulary
Let's first have a look at very general German vocabulary related to the dentist's office:
German Teeth & Gums Vocabulary
German vocabulary about teeth and other body parts around the mouth are useful in any case, even if you don't
plan on seeing a doctor anytime soon. Here is a list of the most important words related to teeth & gums:
German Tooth Pain & Problems Vocabulary
If you are experiencing pain or discomfort, it is important to be able to communicate this to the dentist and their team.
Being able to say "Ich habe Schmerzen" (I am in pain) or "Ich habe eine Zahnfleischentzündung" (I have a gingivitis) can help
the dentist understand your concerns and provide the appropriate treatment.
The above list contains common German words & expressions to communicate tooth pain & describe your symptoms
in more detail can be found in this list:
If you are in pain right now, it might be useful to remember some of these words or even write them down to bring them with you.
German Dentist Treatments Vocabulary
In addition, knowing vocabulary related to dental procedures can help you understand what is
happening during the appointment.
root canal treatment
die professionelle Zahnreinigung
professional teeth cleaning
einen Zahn ziehen
to pull a tooth
Words such as "Füllung" (filling), "Wurzelbehandlung" (root canal), and "Zahnreinigung" (tooth cleaning)
can help you understand the process and make informed decisions about your treatment.
Dentist Utensils in German
If you are learning German as a dentist
or just want to communicate better with your dentist, these
next words might help talking to the dentist about
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