The Dent Doctor

  • a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
  • give medical treatment to
  • A qualified practitioner of medicine; a physician
  • A qualified dentist or veterinary surgeon
  • A person who gives advice or makes improvements
  • sophisticate: alter and make impure, as with the intention to deceive; "Sophisticate rose water with geraniol"
  • A slight hollow in a hard, even surface made by a blow or by the exertion of pressure
  • indent: make a depression into; "The bicycle dented my car"
  • incision: a depression scratched or carved into a surface
  • A diminishing effect; a reduction
  • an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening); "it made a dent in my bank account"
the dent doctor Dent Clinic
Dent Clinic
This advert is on the wall of a subway station in Fukuoka. Dental / Dentist is shortened to "Dent" (Orthodontic is "Ortho"). Perhaps the translator knew that "Doc" is a rather common nickname for doctors, so he/she assumed that we call our dentists by the short form, "Dent." Eh, what's up, Dent?
Sarah Jane & Arthur Dent
Sarah Jane & Arthur Dent
Lin's "Doctor Who / British Invasion" Birthday Party.