prosthodontist


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pros·tho·don·tics

 (prŏs′thə-dŏn′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the replacement of missing teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by bridges, dentures, or other artificial devices.


pros′tho·don′tic adj.
pros′tho·don′tist n.
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Noun1.prosthodontist - a dentist who is expert in prosthodontics
dental practitioner, dentist, tooth doctor - a person qualified to practice dentistry
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