Dentistry Definition

dĕntĭ-strē
noun
The profession or work of a dentist.
Webster's New World
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.
American Heritage Medicine

(uncountable) Operations performed on teeth and adjoining areas such as drilling, filling cavities, and placing crowns and bridges.

Wiktionary

(countable) A dental surgery, an operation on the teeth.

Wiktionary
(countable) A place where dental operations are performed. (Not as common as "dentist's office". Compare surgery.)
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
odontologydental medicine
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Other Word Forms of Dentistry

Noun

Singular:
dentistry
Plural:
dentistries

Origin of Dentistry

  • dentist +‎ -ry

    From Wiktionary

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