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.

  2. Etymology: From dentiste.

Wikipedia

  1. Dentist

    A dentist, also known as a dental surgeon, is a health care professional who specializes in dentistry (the diagnosis, prevention, management, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the oral cavity and other aspects of the craniofacial complex including the temporomandibular joint). The dentist's supporting team aids in providing oral health services. The dental team includes dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental technicians, and sometimes dental therapists.

ChatGPT

  1. dentist

    A dentist is a medical professional who specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of conditions and diseases related to the oral cavity, teeth, gums, and jaw. They may perform procedures such as fillings, crowns, extractions, as well as teeth cleaning, oral cancer screenings, and education on oral hygiene. Dentists can also specialize in areas like orthodontics, periodontics, and oral surgery.

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

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

Wikidata

  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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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

Anagrams for dentist »

  1. stinted

  2. distent

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  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. 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.

  3. Shae Beery:

    If there are no variables to our month, no one has to go to the doctor, no one has to go to the dentist... then all of my bills get paid with less than $ 100 left over every month. If there is a variable of something going wrong, then something always gets paid late.

  4. Frank Strietzel:

    If the patient will not follow the advice of the dentist, there is a risk of undetected inflammation around the implants, a dental implant is a foreign body like a prosthesis, which requires regular observation.

  5. Anthoula Papazoi:

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

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