a person whose profession is dentistry.
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How to use dentist in a sentence
If there is a lack of vaccinators in March, recruit medical students, dentists, veterinarians, and anyone who can give a shot, and call in the National Guard in every state by April.
There have already been various dentists in southern California who were recipients of lawsuits for supposed website accessibility issues.Is your website at risk for an ADA accessibility lawsuit? | Richard Horvath | November 12, 2020 | Search Engine Land
Most dentists are small-business owners as well as medical practitioners.
Teledentistry could help dentists treat more patients and make more money a number of ways.Teledentistry is filling a cavity left by the pandemic, but some caution it can’t replace in-person visits | lbelanger225 | October 21, 2020 | Fortune
I think it speaks to the high level of concern dentists have about this subject.Don’t worry. Your dentist probably won’t catch COVID-19. | Kat Eschner | October 15, 2020 | Popular-Science
And it goes beyond getting my teeth drilled at the dentist office—my dentist really likes classical music.‘Mozart in the Jungle’: Inside Amazon’s Brave New World of Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music | Kevin Fallon | December 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And they saw him in his 60s, still making an audience howl with the “dentist” number.
A New York alderman once said Petrosino “knocked out more teeth than a dentist.”
On second thought, maybe I will contact that cosmetic dentist.
My father is 87 and he writes speeches in the dentist chair.Novelist Holly Peterson Talks About New York, Power Trippers, and Love | Hannah Seligson | April 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A dentist's bill for repairing one's teeth has been disputed, the law, though, generally favors the preservation of human teeth.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
This gentleman is a surgeon-dentist by profession, educated at Oberlin College, making his home in Columbus.
He arrived one day towards spring, when it chanced that Corydon was in town visiting the dentist.Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
Tell Blanche I am sorry for her troubles with her teeth: I am trying to see a dentist myself.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie | George Brenton Laurie
I hid in a building, and when they got off the line of the road I resumed my ride on to my dentist.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie | George Brenton Laurie
British Dictionary definitions for dentist
a person qualified to practise dentistry
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