Associations to the word «Dentistry»


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

Dictionary definition

DENTISTRY, noun. The branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth.

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