HyperDic: dentist

English > 1 sense of the word dentist:
NOUNperson dentist, tooth doctor, dental practitionera person qualified to practice dentistry
dentist > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'nihst; deh'ntahst; deh'ntihst
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English > dentist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person qualified to practice dentistry.
Synonymstooth doctor, dental practitioner
Narrowerdental surgeonA dentist qualified to perform surgical procedures
endodontistA dentist specializing in diseases of the dental pulp and nerve
exodontistA dentist specializing in the extraction of teeth
orthodontistA dentist specializing in the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth
pedodontistA dentist who specializes in the care of children's teeth
periodontistA dentist specializing in diseases of the gums and other structure surrounding the teeth
prosthodontistA dentist who is expert in prosthodontics
Broadermedical practitioner, medical mansomeone who practices medicine
Spanishdentista, estomatólogo, odontólogo
Catalandentista, estomatòleg, odontòleg

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