dentist, tooth doctor, dental practitioner(noun)
a person qualified to practice dentistry
A medical doctor who specializes in dentistry.
Origin: From dentiste.
one whose business it is to clean, extract, or repair natural teeth, and to make and insert artificial ones; a dental surgeon
Origin: [From L. dens, dentis, tooth: cf. F. dentiste. See Tooth.]
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
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.
A qualified professional whose role is to provide dental treatment.
The dentist provided affordable dental treatment to his clients.
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.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'dentist' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3881
The numerical value of dentist in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of dentist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When life is kicking others in the teeth, Become a dentist.
No, we don't. Go get ready for the dentist, do we have milk?
Four out of Five Dentist think that the Fifth Dentist is an idiot.
The dentist was telling me everything she did with his teeth, and she was going to check to see if he was awake yet.
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.
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- دكتور الأسنان, طبيب الأسنان, دكتورالاسنانArabic
- diş həkimiAzerbaijani
- зубны́ ле́карBelarusian
- dentistaCatalan, Valencian
- цергийн лорChechen
- Zahnärztin, ZahnarztGerman
- dentista, odontólogoSpanish
- دندانپزشک, دندانسازPersian
- toskedokterWestern Frisian
- fiaclaireScottish Gaelic
- רופאת שיניים, רוֹפֵא שִׁינַּייִםHebrew
- डेंटिस्ट, दंत चिकित्सकHindi
- fogász, fogorvosHungarian
- dokter gigiIndonesian
- 歯科医, 歯科医師, 歯医者Japanese
- კბილის ექიმიGeorgian
- 치과의사, 齒科醫師Korean
- دان سازKurdish
- dantų gydytojasLithuanian
- zobārste, stomatologs, zobārsts, stomatoloģeLatvian
- забар, заболе́кар, стоматоло́гMacedonian
- шүдний эмчMongolian
- doktor gigiMalay
- tannlegeNorwegian Nynorsk
- stomatolog, dentysta, dentystkaPolish
- данти́ст, стомато́лог, зубно́й врач, зубно́йRussian
- зубар, zubarSerbo-Croatian
- zubár, zubný lekárSlovak
- diş tabibiTurkish
- данти́ст, зубни́й лі́карUkrainian
- ڈینٹسٹ, دندان سازUrdu
- thầy thuốc chữa răngVietnamese
- tutisanavan, tutihisanavan, tutijisanavanVolapük
- udokotela wamazinyoZulu
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