periodontist

[ per-ee-uh-don-tist ]
/ ˌpɛr i əˈdɒn tɪst /

noun

a specialist in periodontics.

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Origin of periodontist

First recorded in 1915–20; periodont(ics) + -ist
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Medical definitions for periodontist

periodontist
[ pĕr′ē-ə-dŏntĭst ]

n.

A dentist who specializes in periodontics.
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