orthodonture


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or·tho·don·ture

 (ôr′thə-dŏn′chər)
n.
Variant of orthodontia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.orthodonture - the branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teethorthodonture - the branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth
dental medicine, dentistry, odontology - the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
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The irreverent automotive website Jalopnik likened the Cherokee's face to "an angry snake with complicated orthodonture,'' in an otherwise positive review this month.
While the ruminations may not focus on how college tuition will get paid or whether orthodonture can be put off a year, the core concerns are the same.
He or she probably owes big money on their home and possibly has kids needing orthodonture.
So it's little wonder that those who prefer not to endure up to two years of painful orthodonture for a happier outlook on life are turning in increasing numbers to cosmetic dentistry.
Smedley converted his orthodonture practices in West Chester and Downington, PA, to latex-safe six years ago after his dental assistant developed "sensitivity and allergies to latex products.

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