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periodontist

[ per-ee-uh-don-tist ]
/ ˌpɛr i əˈdɒn tɪst /
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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.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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