1. dentist

noun. ['ˈdɛntəst, ˈdɛntɪst'] a person qualified to practice dentistry.


  • dental surgeon
  • pedodontist
  • prosthodontist
  • medical practitioner
  • endodontist
  • orthodontist
  • tooth doctor
  • exodontist
  • periodontist
  • medical man


  • dentiste (French)
  • -iste (French)

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Rhymes with Dentist

  • hygienist
  • menaced

How do you pronounce dentist?

Pronounce dentist as ˈdɛntɪst.

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Sentences with dentist

1. Noun, singular or mass
Your dentist will determine the cause of your toothache that is causing your face to swell.

2. Adjective
Dental assistants are frequently in demand and are charged with a variety of tasks in a dentist office.

Quotes about dentist

1. I don't remember deciding to become a writer. You decide to become a dentist or a postman. For me, writing is like being gay. You finally admit that this is who you are, you come out and hope that no one runs away.
- Mark Haddon

2. And so the dentist says 'Rinse.' So you lean over, and you're lookin' at this miniature toilet bowl.
- Bill Cosby

3. What do people mean when they say, 'I am not afraid of God because I know He is good'? Have they never even been to a dentist?
- C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed