A legally qualified practitioner of dentistry.

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den·tist 'dent-əst n a licensed practitioner who is skilled in 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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a member of the dental profession, who in the UK must be registered with the General Dental Council unless he holds a medical qualification.

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den·tist (denґtist) a person who has received a degree from an accredited school of dentistry and is licensed to practice dentistry by a state board of dental examiners. Called also odontologist.

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  • Dentist — Sm Zahnarzt erw. fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. dentiste, das zu l. dēns (dentis) Zahn gebildet ist.    Ebenso nndl. dentist, ne. dentist, nschw. dentist. S. Dental und zur germanischen Verwandtschaft Zahn. ✎ DF 5 (21999), 294 296; …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Dentist — (von lat. dens „Zahn“; Betonung auf der zweiten Silbe) war eine Berufsbezeichnung für eine in Deutschland bis 1952 neben den Zahnärzten existierende Berufsgruppe in der Zahnmedizin. 1910 umfasste die Ausbildung zum Dentisten in Deutschland… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dentist — 1759, from Fr. dentiste, from dent tooth, from L. dens (see TOOTH (Cf. tooth)) + IST (Cf. ist). Dentist figures it now in our newspapers, and may do well enough for a French puffer, but we fancy Rutter is content with being called a tooth drawer… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Dentist — Den tist, n. [From L. dens, dentis, tooth: cf. F. dentiste. See {Tooth}.] One whose business it is to clean, extract, or repair natural teeth, and to make and insert artificial ones; a dental surgeon …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dentist — (v. lat.), Zahnarzt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dentist — (lat.), Zahntechniker, s. Zahnarzneikunde …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dentíst — (frz. u. engl.), Zahnarzt …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Dentist — Dentist, Zahnarzt …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • dèntist — m (dèntistica ž) med. zubar, stomatolog …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

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