Definition of Denturists
1. denturist [n] - See also: denturist
Medical Definition of Denturists
1. Dental technicians who provide dentures for patients without benefit of a dentist's professional services. Their duties include taking impressions and bite registrations for preparing and repairing dentures and fitting dentures. They are rarely found in the united states, where their practice is illegal in many states, but are becoming increasingly common in canada. (12 Dec 1998)
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Literary usage of Denturists
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The OECD Report on Regulatory Reform by OECD Staff, Joanna R. Shelton (1997)
"One general source of such competition is qualified non-physician providers, including nurse-midwives, nurse-anaesthetists, podiatrists, denturists, ..."
2. Open Wide: Futures for Dentistry in 2010 by Perri 6, Ben Jupp, Tom Bentley (1996)
"... to protect the title of dentist, and to secure a professional monopoly against assorted others, including denturists (providers of dentures). ..."