Dental Plosive

tongue to teeth

Dental Plosive


Upper Front Teeth

Dental means teeth and dental sounds are made between the tongue and top teeth. The sound is made by stopping air between the tip of tongue and the rear of the top teeth then suddenly releasing it.

Place of Articulation

The following diagram shows where the Dental Plosive is made in the mouth.

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The Dental Plosive is used in the following sounds:

Classic Hi-Hat

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