What does dentist mean?

Definitions for dentist
ˈdɛn tɪstden·tist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dentist, tooth doctor, dental practitionernoun

    a person qualified to practice dentistry

Wiktionary

  1. dentistnoun

    A medical doctor who specializes in dentistry.

    Etymology: From dentiste.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dentistnoun

    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.

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

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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

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  1. Syia Lewis:

    Although we have full-time help during weekdays, I still spend a significant amount of time during the work day coordinating play dates, classes, and my children's schedules, responding to text messages from the nanny, i still call doctors and follow up with the dentist and schools -- none of that aspect of childcare is outsourced. My husband and I share these responsibilities, though as a mother a lot of it falls on me by default( and my husband is very helpful).

  2. Pamela Robey:

    My fellows, Songtao Shi and Stan Gronthos, did the work in my lab, songtao Shi is a dentist, and basically Songtao Shi observed that, when you get a cavity, you get what's called' reparative dentin.' In other words, the tooth is trying to protect itself from that cavity, so it makes a little bit of dentin to kind of plug the hole, so to speak.

  3. 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.

  4. Jenny Radesky:

    We found that most of kids' data were being collected from apps that called themselves' general audience apps,' even though they had names like' Children's Doctor Dentist,' lack of enforcement of COPPA has meant that these apps can claim they are not for kids, and therefore continue to collect data.

  5. The President:

    We can finally do something in this country for people who don't have child care, for people who can't afford college, for seniors who can't get to a dentist. We can finally do something.

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