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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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. 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.

  2. Helgi Bragason:

    It's just normal for me to see our dentist as the coach, we're very proud of him. He says that he likes being outside of the public spotlight and being here on the island.

  3. Roosevelt, Eleanor:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Kevin Meyers:

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

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