orthodontist


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or·tho·don·tics

 (ôr′thə-dŏn′tĭks)
n.
(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.

orthodontist

Specialist in the branch of dentistry for treatment of crooked or misaligned teeth.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.orthodontist - a dentist specializing in the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teethorthodontist - a dentist specializing in the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth
dental practitioner, dentist, tooth doctor - a person qualified to practice dentistry
Translations

orthodontist

[ˌɔːθəʊˈdɒntɪst] Nortodoncista mf

orthodontist

[ˌɔːrθəʊˈdɒntɪst] northodontiste m/f

orthodontist

nKieferorthopäde m/-orthopädin f

orthodontist

n ortodoncista mf
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