Definitions for dentistˈdɛn tɪst
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word dentist
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person whose profession is dentistry.
Origin of dentist:
1750–60; < F dentiste=denttooth (see dent2) +-iste -ist
dentist, tooth doctor, dental practitioner(noun)
a person qualified to practice dentistry
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a professional who fixes and cleans teeth
He's going to the dentist.
A medical doctor who specializes in dentistry.
Origin: From dentiste.
one whose business it is to clean, extract, or repair natural teeth, and to make and insert artificial ones; a dental surgeon
A dentist, also known as a 'dental surgeon', is a health care practitioner that specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the oral cavity. The dentist's supporting team aides in providing oral health services. The dental team includes dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental technicians, and in some states, dental therapists.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'dentist' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3881
Translations for dentist
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person who cares for diseases etc of the teeth, by filling or removing them etc
Our dentist is very careful; I hate going to the dentist.
- طَبيب أسْنانArabic
- dentistaPortuguese (BR)
- der ZahnarztGerman
- dentista, odontólogoSpanish
- دندان پزشکFarsi
- רוֹפֵא שִׁיָנִייםHebrew
- दांतों का डाक्टरHindi
- dokter gigiIndonesian
- 치과 의사Korean
- doktor gigiMalay
- دندان پزشکPersian
- دغاښو ډاكتر، غاښ جوړوونكىPashto
- dentist, stomatologRomanian
- зубной врачRussian
- zubár, dentistaSlovak
- dişçi, diş hekimiTurkish
- 牙科醫生Chinese (Trad.)
- зубний лікар, дантистUkrainian
- معالج دنداںUrdu
- nha sỹVietnamese
- 牙科医生Chinese (Simp.)
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