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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.

orthodontics

(ˌɔːθəʊˈdɒntɪks) or

orthodontia

n
(Dentistry) (functioning as singular) the branch of dentistry concerned with preventing or correcting irregularities of the teeth. Also called: dental orthopaedics
ˌorthoˈdontic adj
ˌorthoˈdontist n

or•tho•don•tics

(ˌɔr θəˈdɒn tɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention and correction of irregular teeth, as by means of braces.
[1905–10]
or`tho•don′tic, or`tho•don′tal, adj.
or`tho•don′tist, n.

orthodontics

the branch of dentistry that specializes in treatment of malformed teeth and oral problems. — orthodontist, n. — orthodontic, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
the branch of dentistry that studies the prevention and correction of irregular teeth. — orthodontist, n.orthodontic, adj.
See also: Teeth
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.orthodontics - the branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teethorthodontics - 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
Translations
ortodontia

orthodontics

[ˌɔːθəʊˈdɒntɪks] NSINGortodoncia f

orthodontics

n singKieferorthopädie f

orthodontics

[ˌɔːθəʊˈdɒntɪks] nsgortodonzia
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