Frequently Asked Questions

What is my first step if I want to use the online dental dictionary?

First register to create your free guest account. Once your account has been activated, complete the order form to apply for Premium Membership.

I would be interested in testing your service before signing on for three months. Do you offer free guest accounts?

Yes. Please open a free guest account and wait until it's been unlocked. If you would like access to all the dental terms in the dictionary, please purchase Premium-Membership.

Alternatively, please download our Den-Dic* app - Installation and the first 10 searches are free of charge.

What advantages does the Online-Dental-Dictionary have compared to printed dictionaries?

Our Online-Dental-Dictionary is:

a) more up-to-date

b) comprehensive

c) ensures reliable quality

d) provides great service, e.g. if a term cannot be found, we research it.

What happens if I can't find a word in the database?

Please use the contact form to send the missing term to the editor. He will then research the correct English/German term for you, add it to the Online-Dental-Dictionary and inform you via e-mail.

How is the Online-Dental-Dictionary/Compendium updated?

We research new dental medical/technical terms and add them to the dictionary database. Any terms researched for specific users are also added to the database. The Online-Dental-Dictionary is updated regularly.

How many terms are there in the dictionary at the moment?

We started in 2001 with approx. 3000 terms - at the moment the database contains more than 17500 terms. The number of specialist dental terms increases continually as new developments and methods become available - our dictionary grows with them. In fact, one could say that our Online-Dental-Dictionary is alive as it just keeps on growing and growing.

Are synonyms (words with the same meanings) also listed?

To rule out misunderstandings, we attempt to list many of the synonyms used in dental medicine/technology.

Who would benefit most from a subscription?

Everyone involved in dentistry who deals with the English/German languages: For example, lectures on dentistry, business letters or press releases requiring dental medical/technical terminology, less extensive translations such as texts for labels etc. It is also very useful for product training courses held in English.

Are special rates available for multiple-user groups?

Yes, please contact us.