orthodontic

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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.orthodontic - of or relating to or involving or practicing orthodontics; "orthodontic braces"
Translations

orthodontic

[ɔːθəʊˈdɒntɪk] ADJde ortodoncia, ortodoncista

orthodontic

adjkieferorthopädisch

orthodontic

adj ortodóntico or ortodóncico; npl ortodoncia, rama de la odontología que se ocupa de trastornos de la alineación de la dentadura y su tratamiento
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Using a fixed retainer for a few months reduces mobility of the teeth and often makes it easier to place the fixed bridge that will serve, among other functions, as permanent orthodontic retainer.
The device is similar in shape and placement to an orthodontic retainer and is worn in the evening and overnight.
By bonding a Ribbond-composite laminate to the lingual of the teeth, you can construct a structural member that can stabilize periodontally involved teeth, act as a fixed orthodontic retainer, support a pontic, or retain an avulsed tooth.
The cast also allowed for the fabrication of the surgical stent that would cover the surgical site by engaging the undercuts of the maxillary teeth for retention, much like a maxillary orthodontic retainer (figure 2).
The drooling appliance is very similar to an orthodontic retainer in its design and fabrication.
The TTK looks a lot like all orthodontic retainer, only it's even more expensive--approximately $15,000 for this baby.
Caries incidence in lower anterior teeth bonded with fixed orthodontic retainer.

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