What does dentist mean?

Definitions for dentist
ˈdɛn tɪstden·tist

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    a person qualified to practice dentistry

Wiktionary

  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.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dentist

    den′tist, n. one who remedies diseases of the teeth, or inserts artificial teeth.—v.i. Den′tise, to cut one's teeth.—ns. Den′tistry, the business of a dentist; Denti′tion, the cutting or growing of teeth: the conformation, number, and arrangement of the teeth.

Editors Contribution

  1. dentist

    A person with the appropriate experience, skills, training and qualifications whose occupation or profession is to maintain the teeth of their client or customer.

    My sister aspires to be a dentist and has completed work experience as a dental assistant and loved it so has applied for college.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on December 9, 2015  
  2. Dentist

    A qualified professional whose role is to provide dental treatment.

    The dentist provided affordable dental treatment to his clients.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on April 29, 2015  

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce dentist?

  1. Alex
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    Veena
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How to say dentist in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dentist in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dentist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of dentist in a Sentence

  1. Kevin Meyers:

    When life is kicking others in the teeth, Become a dentist.

  2. Anthoula Papazoi:

    No, we don't. Go get ready for the dentist, do we have milk?

  3. Tom Zegan:

    Four out of Five Dentist think that the Fifth Dentist is an idiot.

  4. Roosevelt, Eleanor:

    My dentist was married to a manicurist. But it did not work out. They fought tooth and nail !

  5. Thmeka Curry:

    The dentist was telling me everything she did with his teeth, and she was going to check to see if he was awake yet.

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