Dentistry meaning

dĕntĭ-strē
The science concerned with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases of the teeth, gums, and related structures of the mouth and including the repair or replacement of defective teeth.
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The profession or work of a dentist.
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The science concerned with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases of the teeth, gums, and related structures of the mouth and including the repair or replacement of defective teeth.
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The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases of the teeth, gums, and other structures of the mouth.
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(uncountable) The field of medicine concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions of the teeth and oral cavity.
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(uncountable) Operations performed on teeth and adjoining areas such as drilling, filling cavities, and placing crowns and bridges.
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(countable) A dental surgery, an operation on the teeth.
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(countable) A place where dental operations are performed. (Not as common as "dentist's office". Compare surgery.)
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Origin of dentistry

  • dentist +‎ -ry

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