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(used with a sing. verb) The dental specialty dealing with correction of irregularities of the teeth, such as malocclusion, often by the use of braces.

or′tho·don′tic adj.
or′tho·don′ti·cal·ly adv.
or′tho·don′tist n.


(Dentistry) from an orthodontic point of view
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Low wall thicknesses make for greater freedom of design and facilitate the manufacture of orthodontically correct pacifiers and bottle nipples.
Topical bisphosphonate administration can dose-dependently inhibit root resorption in orthodontically treated rats (Igarashi et al.
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The major treatment concern of the affected molars is that these teeth cannot be moved orthodontically due to an abnormal periodontal ligament.