- dentoalveolar abscess
Origin of dentist
Examples from the Web for dentist
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|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.”
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|DAILY BEAST
Their marriage is squally: Cristina had been a dentist in Mexico, but her qualification means nothing in Nebraska.Death in the Heartland: What Happened to Steven Haataja?|Tim Teeman|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had once been a dentist, and he still considered himself one.Ghetto Comedies|Israel Zangwill
I made a pretext for going to Paris—the old pretext, the dentist.The Street Called Straight|Basil King
She had been suffering so with her teeth, said one; she had gone to Surabaya to see the dentist.The Hidden Force|Louis Couperus
Well, I haven't seen my dentist lately, but I think everybody else I know has had it.Berry And Co.|Dornford Yates
The appointment with the Glenford dentist had made it necessary for her to leave home that afternoon.The Captain's Toll-Gate|Frank R. Stockton
Word Origin for dentist
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 ["Edinburgh Chronicle," Sept. 15, 1759].
Tooth-drawer is attested from late 14c.