den·​tur·​ist | \ ˈden-chə-rist How to pronounce denturist (audio) \

Definition of denturist

: a dental technician who makes, fits, and repairs dentures directly for the public

Examples of denturist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like the gunman, Gina Goulet was a denturist with a practice in the town of Shubenacadie. Ian Austen, New York Times, "Mourning Victims of Canada’s Worst Mass Shooting Must Come at a Safe Distance," 21 Apr. 2020 Wortman is listed as a denturist — a person who makes dentures — in the city of Dartmouth, near Halifax, according to the Denturist Society of Nova Scotia website. Rob Gillies, Anchorage Daily News, "Death toll climbs to 18 in Canada’s worst mass shooting," 20 Apr. 2020 Those occupations range from massage therapists to driving schools, social workers to court reporters, denturists to athletic agents. Audrey Dutton, idahostatesman, "Is your salon clean and safe? Many are, but state board cracks down on violators.," 15 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of denturist

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Denturist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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den·​tur·​ist | \ -rəst How to pronounce denturist (audio) \

Medical Definition of denturist

: a dental technician who makes, fits, and repairs dentures directly for the public

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