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General words for teeth and describing teeth

choppers

noun

teeth

dental

adjective

relating to teeth

gap-toothed

adjective

with large spaces between your teeth

gnashers

noun

teeth

goofy

adjective

goofy teeth stick out and are not straight

ivories

noun

someone’s teeth

overbite

noun

a fault in someone’s teeth in which the top teeth are too far in front of the bottom teeth

tooth

noun

one of the hard white objects inside your mouth that you use for biting and for chewing food

toothless

adjective

someone who is toothless has no teeth

toothy

adjective

someone who is toothy has a lot of large teeth

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