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periodontist

[per-ee-uh-don-tist] /ˌpɛr i əˈdɒn tɪst/
noun
1.
a specialist in periodontics.
Origin of periodontist
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; periodont(ics) + -ist
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Word Origin and History for periodontist
n.

1913; see periodontal + -ist.

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periodontist in Medicine

periodontist per·i·o·don·tist (pěr'ē-ə-dŏn'tĭst)
n.
A dentist who specializes in periodontics.

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