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dental hygienist

noun

: a person who works with a dentist and whose job includes cleaning people's teeth

Full Definition of DENTAL HYGIENIST

:  a licensed dental professional who cleans and examines teeth

First Known Use of DENTAL HYGIENIST

1916
Medical Dictionary

dental hygienist

noun

Medical Definition of DENTAL HYGIENIST

:  a person who assists a dentist especially in cleaning teeth

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