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.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [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.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

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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. Larry Nolan:

    By posting pictures of me smiling on Instagram and tagging the dentist on Facebook, I brought the price down to around $4,000, and [the dentist] posted before-and-after pictures of me on her Facebook page.

  3. Rachel Brewer:

    Kids were the cheapest when babies. I spent $5 for a can of formula. Now, I sweat bullets every time I take the kids to the dentist.

  4. Andrea Arnold:

    I got to see an awful lot when as I was traveling and I got quite upset about some of the towns I went to, some of the poverty I saw, it seemed really different to me than in the U.K. because when people don't have money they can't get healthcare and they can't do things like go to the dentist and stuff like that and those kind of things really shocked me.

  5. Veronica Wilhelm:

    (You) Probably couldve been a really good dentist, i dont have anything bad to say about taking out my tooth, I appreciate that, but I just think that what you did was outrageous, narcissistic you know, and crazy.

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