Definition of dental surgeon in English:

dental surgeon


  • A dentist.

    • ‘The mere thought of a dental surgeon poking around with sharp and abrasive instruments is enough to provoke pains, real or imagined in most.’
    • ‘Volunteer dental surgeons are undertaking check-ups, fillings, extractions and teeth cleaning.’
    • ‘Cold milk can be used to rinse and also store the tooth while taking it to the dental surgeon.’
    • ‘Among healthcare professionals, dental surgeons are often in contact with the population and are in an ideal position to provide counselling and advice on smoking cessation.’
    • ‘Earlier dental medicine was a subsidiary of medicine and dentistry was practised by licenced medical practitioners before the father of Indian dentistry, R. Ahmed, started the licensed dental surgeons ' course.’


dental surgeon

/ˈden(t)l ˈsərjən/