What does the word dentistry mean?

Usage examples for dentistry

  1. Dentistry was unknown among them; their simple food and outdoor lives kept them well, and the food they ate was thoroughly ground between their well- preserved teeth. – Colorado--The Bright Romance of American History by F. C. Grable
  2. Their hands, which still held the implements of dentistry, insensibly sought each other. – The Burning Spear by John Galsworthy
  3. Unfortunately, in dentistry there is etiquette. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett