Definition of dentistry
: the art or profession of a dentist
Recent Examples of dentistry from the Web
There are pickpockets, eels, public acts of dentistry, an aggressive neon color palette, and even an errant camel.
Tapping into the dark side of dentistry is Serge Luten’s Dent de Lait, a perfume meant to smell like teeth.
Davie resident John Collazos got arrested June 24 for practicing dentistry without a license.
Also that year, Hollywood police arrested Collazos for practicing dentistry without a license.
Elena Andresen, who's 64 and holds a Ph.D. in epidemiology, will oversee the education policies of the schools of medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and public health.
For 30 years, Mario Alemagno provided dentistry services in the Solon area.
Bridges, of 5501 Tullis Drive, New Orleans, was booked Friday (May 12) with practicing, attempting to or offering to practice dentistry or dental hygiene without a license, the arrest report said.
More than 375 students received degrees in law, medicine, pharmacy and dentistry.
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First Known Use of dentistry
DENTISTRY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dentistry for English Language Learners
: the work that a dentist does
DENTISTRY Defined for Kids
Definition of dentistry for Students
: the profession or practice of a dentist
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