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dentist

noun den·tist \ˈden-təst\

: a person whose job is to care for people's teeth

the dentist : the place where a dentist works

Full Definition of DENTIST

:  one who is skilled in and licensed to practice the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases, injuries, and malformations of the teeth, jaws, and mouth and who makes and inserts false teeth

Examples of DENTIST

  1. I saw her at the dentist last week.
  2. He goes to the dentist's for a check-up every six months.

Origin of DENTIST

French dentiste, from dent
First Known Use: 1752
DENTIST Defined for Kids

dentist

noun den·tist \ˈden-təst\

Definition of DENTIST for Kids

:  a person whose profession is the care, treatment, and repair of the teeth
Medical Dictionary

dentist

noun den·tist \ˈdent-əst\

Medical Definition of DENTIST

:  a licensed practitioner who is skilled in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases, injuries, and malformations of the teeth, jaws, and mouth and who makes and inserts false teeth

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