Definitions for dentistˈdɛn tɪst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dentist, tooth doctor, dental practitioner(noun)

    a person qualified to practice dentistry


  1. dentist(Noun)

    A medical doctor who specializes in dentistry.

  2. Origin: From dentiste.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dentist(noun)

    one whose business it is to clean, extract, or repair natural teeth, and to make and insert artificial ones; a dental surgeon

  2. Origin: [From L. dens, dentis, tooth: cf. F. dentiste. See Tooth.]


  1. Dentist

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. Dentist

    A qualified professional whose role is to provide dental treatment.

    The dentist provided affordable dental treatment to his clients.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'dentist' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3881

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