a.1.(Phonetics) Formed or uttered by the joint use of the tongue and teeth, or rather that part of the gum just above the front teeth; dentolingual, as the letters d and t.
n.1.(Phonetics) An articulation pronounced by the aid or use of the tongue and teeth.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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For example, the Russian linguadental sounds /t/ and /d/ are produced very close to the upper teeth; in fact, the tip of the tongue touches the teeth.