periodontist

[per-ee-uh-don-tist]

Origin of periodontist

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

[pĕr′ē-ə-dŏntĭst]
n.
  1. A dentist who specializes in periodontics.
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