DENTIST in a Sentence

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 n.  a person qualified to treat the diseases that affect the teeth and gums
Classic Sentence:
1  He's a dentist, just come to town.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
2  Well now, the old man is a good dentist.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
3  She wouldn't go to Black Hawk to a dentist for fear of meeting people she knew.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: III
4  I embrace this opportunity of remarking that he washed his clients off, as if he were a surgeon or a dentist.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXVI
5  I heard that he went to a dentist's in London on the Monday morning, and had a tooth out.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 42. MISCHIEF
6  Then she remembered; her dentist had told her that savages could perform very skilful operations on the brain.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 2
7  "At least so my dentist told me," she concluded.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 2
8  My dear Algy, you talk exactly as if you were a dentist.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In FIRST ACT
9  He was a quack dentist on his rounds, who was offering to the public full sets of teeth, opiates, powders and elixirs.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
10  It was a suite of two rooms: a waiting-room with straight chairs, shaky pine table, and those coverless and unknown magazines which are found only in the offices of dentists and doctors.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
11  Well, that is exactly what dentists always do.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In FIRST ACT
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  I must ask the dentist to fit me with some new teeth.
2  You should visit your dentist at least twice a year.
3  Visit your dentist twice a year for a check-up.
4  The word "dentist"denotes a doctor whose work is the care of teeth.
5  The dentist could detect no sign of decay in her teeth.
6  The dentist drilled a hole in the tooth.
7  I've just had a tooth out at the dentist's.
8  I know I need to go to the dentist but I've been putting off the evil day as long as possible.
9  She - ied with pain when the dentist pulled the tooth out.
10  The dentist told her patient to settle back in the chair.
11  A dentist may decide to extract the tooth to prevent recurrent trouble.
12  The dentist picked away several instruments.
13  When it comes to dental care, you and your dentist share a common objective.
14  "Open wide," said the dentist, but Clint seemed to clench his teeth even more tightly than before.
15  The outrage echoed that of 2015 when a Minnesota dentist killed a well-studied lion nicknamed Cecil after he was lured out of a protected Zimbabwe park.