Sinonimi: tooth doctor | dental practitioner
ETYM From Latin dens, dentis, tooth: cf. French dentiste. Related to Tooth.
A person qualified to practice dentistry; SYN. tooth doctor, dental practitioner.
One who is skilled in and licensed to practice the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases, injuries, and malformations of the teeth, jaws, and mouth and who makes and inserts false teeth.