dental practitioner

Definitions of dental practitioner
  1. noun
    a person qualified to practice dentistry
    synonyms: dentist, tooth doctor
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    dental surgeon
    a dentist qualified to perform surgical procedures
    endodontist
    a dentist specializing in diseases of the dental pulp and nerve
    exodontist
    a dentist specializing in the extraction of teeth
    orthodontist
    a dentist specializing in the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth
    pedodontist
    a dentist who specializes in the care of children's teeth
    periodontist
    a dentist specializing in diseases of the gums and other structure surrounding the teeth
    prosthodontist
    a dentist who is expert in prosthodontics
    type of:
    medical man, medical practitioner
    someone who practices medicine
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