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dentist

 [den´tist]
a person who has received a degree from an accredited school of dentistry and is licensed to practice dentistry by a state board of dental examiners.
pediatric dentist a dentist specializing in pediatric dentistry.

den·tist

(den'tist),
A legally qualified practitioner of dentistry.

dentist

(dĕn′tĭst)
n.
A person who is trained and licensed to practice dentistry.

dentist

A healthcare professional trained and licensed to independently practice dentistry.

den·tist

(den'tist)
A legally qualified practitioner of dentistry.

dentist

A person qualified to practise DENTISTRY.

den·tist

(den'tist)
A legally qualified practitioner of dentistry.

Patient discussion about dentist

Q. Can you get influenza after a dentist visit? I’ve been to the dentist yesterday and I woke up sick. Is it considered mal practice?

A. o..relax..first of all you can get the flu anywhere and anytime. Secondly- it takes more than a day to develop symptoms so yo probably got it from someone else. It’s not mal practice anyway, and stop thinking on how you can get money off your dentist :) here is a Southpark episode about it:
http://www.southparkstudios.com/episodes/103572/

Q. How can I take an ADHD child to a dentist? He is afraid of the dentist and get nervous when he even hears about visiting a dentist. He gets even more active and uncontrollable.

A. My son is 9 w/ ADHD and extreme impulsivity. At 1yr. he was developmental delayed. Dad moved to AZ about 3 yrs. ago & didn't tell us. Son has been through therapy & medications & in special ed w/ me. Had a rough road in school, but the teachers loved him. He gave me alot of trouble so this past June I agreed to send him to his dad. This is what our son wanted. Now son calls crying, hiding under bed, in his closet, he says he is afraid of his dad, he shakes when his dad yells & son wants to move back home to me. He says he hates his dad. Dad won't talk to me on the phone, just laughs & says "send me child support". Dad never took son for parenting time long term. Just weekends when dad lived here. I hate to hear my son cry. I want my son back. Dad took him off all meds, he is struggeling in school & now suspended for 4 days for teasing 8th graders! Dad hasn't gotten his hair cut ever, hasn't taken him to the dentist for his spacer since some teeth got p

Q. What are the dentists going to do if I have Pit and fissure caries? I look at my teeth and i see tiny black stuff on the fissures of my molars. I am so freakin scared. Are the dentists going to do something painful?

A. Well you will have to see a dentist if you want an answer on what kind of treatment they will offer you. Today dentists use good anesthesia so anything they will do is not supposed to be painful.

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Warwickshire's director of public health, Helen King, said:"While some parents may wonder why their baby needs to attend the dentist when they may not even have their first teeth, it is important to set healthy habits from an early age and show children that the dentist is not something to be feared or avoided.
We need to make sure that they keep on being, and therefore we must of course react when we can see that dentists will be missing in the future.
Objective: To assess the knowledge of practising dentists regarding immediate management of dental avulsion.
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Despite oral hygiene being one of the fundamental elements of good health, one in three people living in the capital say they have not registered with a dentist.
Your dentist may o!er to do part of the work on your treatment plan or additional treatment, privately.
The Dentists goes behind the scenes of the University Dental Hospital of Manchester, delving into the intimate relationship between patients and dentists.
IF schools do not want parents to keep their children out of lessons for dental appointments I think the government should encourage dentists to be open on a Saturday maybe once a month especially as some dentists are not open in the evening.
According to the Indian Dental Association, a dentist has a general obligation to provide care to those in need.
He was caught after he advertised his services as a "dentist for hire" on a website, which also promoted his teeth whitening service.