Definitions for dentistˈdɛn tɪst

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

    a person qualified to practice dentistry

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  1. dentist(Noun)

    A medical doctor who specializes in dentistry.

  2. Origin: From dentiste.

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  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.]

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  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.

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


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