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A dental technician who specializes in making, fitting, and repairing dentures as a direct service to the public rather than through a licensed dentist.


(ˈdɛntʃərɪst; ˈdɛntjʊrɪst)
a person who makes dentures


(ˈdɛn tʃər ɪst)

a dental technician in Canada and parts of the U.S. who is licensed to make and fit artificial dentures.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.denturist - someone who makes dental appliances (bridges and dentures)
technician - someone whose occupation involves training in a specific technical process
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