If thinking about going to the dentist sends shivers of fear down your spine, why not try to see them as less scary, with our list of dentist puns? They’re just people like you and me – despite the scary drills! These puns are perfect to calm you down in the waiting room, or to put a smile on the face of someone you know who is a dentist.
Best Dentist Puns
1 Rats have to get their teeth checked too, you know. Of course, they go to a ro-dentist rather than a regular one.
2 The prize for dentist of the year is very appropriate – it’s a little plaque.
3 Did you know that the king and queen also go to the dentist? They have to get new crowns fitted.
4 I’ve been to the dentist so many times in my life. I really know the drill now.
5 I really want to get a job in a dentist. I’ve heard it’s pretty easy to find one; you hear about it through word of mouth.
6 I wondered why all dentists look the same, so I asked a few of them where they buy their clothes. They all shop at The Gap.
7 I asked my dentist what his favorite animal was once. He replied, “A molar bear.”
8 A dentist and a golfer were out playing a course one day. The dentist said, “You’ve got a hole in one!”
9 Did you know that a dentist really loves potatoes? It’s because they’re so filling.
10 The dentist was being sworn in at court. The judge said, “Do you swear to pull the tooth, the whole tooth and nothing but the tooth?”
11 Dentists are actually quite deep people. They have a very floss-ophical outlook on life.
12 At my last dentist trip my teeth were a little stained, and my dentist asked me if I smoke or drink coffee. I told him I drink it.
13 My dentist asked me if I floss, and I told her I do it religiously. At Christmas and Easter.
14 That same dentist told me I should floss more, so I’ve started taking dancing lessons.
15 Brass band members have very expensive brushing habits. They use a tuba toothpaste every time.
16 I have a new dentist, who has a TV in the waiting room. Now I just go there for Netflix and drill.
17 You should never have caps put on your teeth at the dentist – you’ll never be able to stop shouting.
18 Have you ever seen a group of dentists on a roller coaster? They are all very good at bracing themselves.
19 My friend the snowman wanted to see if the dentist could help him – he was suffering from frostbite.
20 What should a dentist give a bear with a tooth ache? Anything it wants.
21 Apparently I have to have a root canal done next time I’m at the dentist. The very thought of it unnerves me.
22 My dentist told me to put my money where my mouth is, so I asked him for gold fillings in all my teeth.
23 Have you ever asked a dentist what their favorite dinosaur is? They all love the floss-iraptor.
24 Knock knock. Who’s there? Dish. Dish who? Dish ish how I talk sinsh I had my tooth out.
25 I went to the dentist with just one dollar, and asked him what I could buy. He told me, “Buck teeth.”
26 Did you know killer whales have to get their teeth straightened too? They visit the orca-dontist.
27 All dentists have a favorite time of the day. It’s tooth-hurty in the afternoon.
28 You should always be kind to your dentist. After all, they are people with fillings too.
29 I never knew my colleague had a dental implant, until it came out in conversation one day.
30 My dentist is known as the king of all the dentists! He specializes in crowns.
31 Did you hear about the time the FBI raided the dentist’s office? They were doing a cavity search.
32 What is it called when an astronaut gets a cavity? A black hole.
33 My doughnut friend went to the dentist. I didn’t think they ever went to dentists, but apparently he needed a filling.
34 A smartphone walked into the dentist practise where I work. Apparently it had a Bluetooth.
35 My dentist walked out of the room halfway through my examination and halfway through his story. He said, “I’ll fill you in when I get back.”
36 Did you know that there is one thing that stars and false teeth have in common? They both come out at night.
37 All the staff at the dental hospital go to the head dentist with their emotional problems. She gets right to the root of things.
38 A Storm Trooper went to the dentist once. Nothing wrong with his teeth, but he was trying to get rid of the dark side.
39 Even the god of thunder goes quiet after coming back from the dentist. His teeth are too Thor to speak.
40 No dentist likes treating vampires. They have really bat breath.
41 Have you heard about a dentists’ favorite hiking trail? It’s Mount Brushmore.
42 My dentist is off work indefinitely while he’s being investigated for fraud. They think he’s been involved in incisor trading.
43 What do you call a boat filled with dentists? The tooth ferry.
44 I’ve wondered why my tongue always feels sad when leaving the dentist, then realized – it’s always depressed when we’re there.
45 Did you hear about the dentist who broke up with her carpenter boyfriend? Apparently they were always fighting tooth and nail.
46 I asked my dentist what her favorite day of the week is. She replied, “Toothday, of course!”
47 What do you get if you cross a giraffe with a hedgehog? A long-necked toothbrush.
48 A deer went to the dentist. He didn’t need fillings, he just wanted his buck teeth fixed.
49 Dentists aren’t very keen on treating lawyers, because the lawyers always demand a retainer.
A good pun is considerably nicer than having a tooth pulled, right? That’s why we’ve put together this list of dentist puns; hopefully it’ll cheer you up at your next appointment!