(usually uncountable, plural dentistries)
- (uncountable) The field of medicine concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions of the teeth and oral cavity.
- (uncountable) Operations performed on teeth and adjoining areas such as drilling, filling cavities, and placing crowns and bridges.
- (countable) A dental surgery, an operation on the teeth.
- (countable) A place where dental operations are performed. (Not as common as "dentist's office". Compare surgery.)
dentist + -ry
dentistry - Medical Definition