the dentist

variants: or

the dentist's

Definition of the dentist

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

Word by Word Definitions

dentistplay
  1. :  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


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