from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who is trained and licensed to practice dentistry.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A medical doctor who specializes in dentistry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One whose business it is to clean, extract, or repair natural teeth, and to make and insert artificial ones; a dental surgeon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One whose profession it is to clean and extract teeth, repair them when diseased, and extract teeth, repair, them when diseased, and replace them when necessary by artificial ones; one who practises dental surgery and mechanical dentistry; a dental surgeon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person qualified to practice dentistry
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The image of the dentist is a real photo, and the mouth is Nico's creation.
SIEGEL: Every visit to the dentist is an episode in the Stockholm Syndrome here, is what you're describing.
You can tell if a dentist is a gentle dentist just by how the cleaning is done.
He turned to ask his wife, Shannon Lawhorn, 29, whether their dentist is the only one near their home in Nelson County.
My own dentist is wonderful and has my highest recommendation.
Hey ...... answer that phone the dentist is calling about fixing your missing eye teeth.
Our dentist is a Dutchman, quiet, not exactly taciturn but his job is dentistry and he gets on with it.
I don't have dental insurance, but my dentist is less expensive than the insurance itself.
My dentist is always telling me to drink less coffee, though … and I think this would have the opposite effect!