Definition of odontologist in English:

odontologist

noun

  • See odontology

    • ‘Professor John Clement, a forensic odontologist at the University of Melbourne, was entirely sceptical.’
    • ‘When the reinvestigation started, senior odontologists from around Australia and overseas were recruited.’
    • ‘Pathologists and forensic odontologists would also be able to identify victims from tattoos, operation scars and teeth.’
    • ‘I've emailed copies of the photographs to a forensic odontologist in Texas, and an animal attack guy in Colorado.’
    • ‘I mean how unique is it, and how was in that circumstance, the forensic odontologist able to create an image of an offender from just the bitemark?’

Pronunciation

odontologist

/ɒdɒnˈtɒlədʒɪst/