Mandarin Chinese Vocabulary for Visiting The Dentist

Mandarin Vocabulary List

This list contains the most common words used when visiting the dentist or discussing dental problems. Each entry has an audio file for pronunciation and listening practice, as well as an animated graphic showing the stroke order of the Chinese characters.

Abscess

English: Abscess
Pinyin: nóng zhǒng
trad: 膿腫
simp: 脓肿

Audio Pronunciation

Appointment

English: Appointment
Pinyin: yùyuē
trad: 預約
simp: 预约

Audio Pronunciation

Breath

English: Breath
Pinyin: kǒuqì
trad: 口氣
simp: 口气

Audio Pronunciation

Cavity

English: Cavity
Pinyin: zhù yá
trad: 蛀牙
simp: 蛀牙

Audio Pronunciation

Chew

English: Chew
Pinyin: jǔjué
trad: 咀嚼
simp: 咀嚼

Audio Pronunciation

Cup

English: Cup
Pinyin: bēizi
trad: 杯子
simp: 杯子

Audio Pronunciation

Dentist

English: Dentist
Pinyin: yá yī
trad: 牙醫
simp: 牙医

Audio Pronunciation

Dentures

English: Dentures
Pinyin: jiǎ yá
trad: 假牙
simp: 假牙

Audio Pronunciation

Enamel

English: Enamel
Pinyin: fàlángzhí
trad: 琺瑯質
simp: 珐琅质

Audio Pronunciation

Erosion

English: Erosion
Pinyin: qīnshí
trad: 侵蝕
simp: 侵蚀

Audio Pronunciation

Filling

English: Filling
Pinyin: bǔyá
trad: 補牙
simp: 补牙

Audio Pronunciation

Floss

English: Floss
Pinyin: yá xiàn
trad: 牙線
simp: 牙线

Audio Pronunciation

Fluoride

English: Fluoride
Pinyin: fú
trad: 氟
simp: 氟

Audio Pronunciation

Gingivitis

English: Gingivitis
Pinyin: yá yín yán
trad: 牙齦炎
simp: 牙龈炎

Audio Pronunciation

Gums

English: Gums
Pinyin: yá yín
trad: 牙齦
simp: 牙龈

Audio Pronunciation

Molar

English: Molar
Pinyin: jiù chǐ
trad: 臼齒
simp: 臼齿

Audio Pronunciation

Mouthwash

English: Mouthwash
Pinyin: shù kǒushuǐ
trad: 漱口水
simp: 漱口水

Audio Pronunciation

Pain

English: Pain
Pinyin: téngtòng
trad: 疼痛
simp: 疼痛

Audio Pronunciation

Pull A Tooth

English: Pull A Tooth
Pinyin: bá yá
trad: 拔牙
simp: 拔牙

Audio Pronunciation

Receptionist

English: Receptionist
Pinyin: jiēdài yuán
trad: 接待員
simp: 接待员

Audio Pronunciation

Root Canal

English: Root Canal
Pinyin: gēn guǎn
trad: 根管
simp: 根管

Audio Pronunciation

Smile

English: Smile
Pinyin: wēixiào
trad: 微笑
simp: 微笑

Audio Pronunciation

Teeth

English: Teeth
Pinyin: yáchǐ
trad: 牙齒
simp: 牙齿

Audio Pronunciation

Toothache

English: Toothache
Pinyin: yá tòng
trad: 牙痛
simp: 牙痛

Audio Pronunciation

Toothbrush

English: Toothbrush
Pinyin: yáshuā
trad: 牙刷
simp: 牙刷

Audio Pronunciation

Toothpaste

English: Toothpaste
Pinyin: yágāo
trad: 牙膏
simp: 牙膏

Audio Pronunciation

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