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    Default dentist appointment / dentist's appointment or dental appointment?

    I have a _________ ?

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    Default Re: dentist appointment / dentist's appointment or dental appointment?

    ... toothache?


    Which one do you think is correct?
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: dentist appointment / dentist's appointment or dental appointment?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    ... toothache?


    Which one do you think is correct?
    I always used to say dental, then I figured it should be dentist's, but since dentist is easier to pronounce, people use "dentist appointment" more often. I'm not sure!

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    Default Re: dentist appointment / dentist's appointment or dental appointment?

    I say 'dental appointment', Maria.

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    Default Re: dentist appointment / dentist's appointment or dental appointment?

    I say "dentist's appointment" BUT, as frequently happens when speaking, "sts" isn't clearly enunciated. I'm sure it sounds as if I'm saying "dentist appointment".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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