pros·​tho·​don·​tist ˌpräs-thə-ˈdän-tist How to pronounce prosthodontist (audio)
plural prosthodontists
: a dentist specializing in prosthodontics

Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prosthodontist was in 1917

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Cite this Entry

“Prosthodontist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition


prosth·​odon·​tist -ˈdänt-əst How to pronounce prosthodontist (audio)
: a dentist specializing in prosthodontics
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