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

orthodontic

[ɔːθəʊˈdɒntɪk] ADJde ortodoncia, ortodoncista
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orthodontic

adjkieferorthopädisch
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Based on products, the cosmetic dentistry market is segmented into dental implants, dental systems and equipment, dental crowns, dental veneers, orthodontic appliances, dental bridges, bonding agents, and inlays & onlays.
When comparing different dental specialties, orthodontic appliances are the second most common dental foreign body to be ingested (5).
In our study, all OHIP-16 domains were significantly higher 24 hours after the insertion of fixed orthodontic appliances, which is in line with another study17 in which all OHIP-16 domains significantly increased 24h after orthodontic brackets except for the social disability and handicap domains.
Their topics include the microbial colonization of teeth and orthodontic appliances, the etiology and treatment of gingival recessions in orthodontically treated patients, soft tissue augmentation at maxillary and mandibular incisors in orthodontic patients, clinical evidence for the effect of orthodontic treatment of the periodontal tissues, and orthodontic treatment in patients with severe periodontal disease.
Fixed or removable orthodontic appliances, or partial braces may be placed to prevent or correct fairly severe orthodontic problems which would be harder to treat later in life.
"With EverSmile, you can clean your orthodontic appliances, spritz your dentures or partials with a bacteria-killing spray, or freshen your breath right from your pocket.
Use of the PAR index in assessing the effectiveness of removable orthodontic appliances. British Journal of orthodontics.
The main components of the fixed orthodontic appliances are brackets that are attached to the teeth using different types of adhesives.
With the advancement of 3D printing and intra- oral scanning technologies, they have come together to develop the next generation of digital dental software to enable chairside treatment planning and same-day printing of clear orthodontic appliances. ULab's vision is to use the latest technology to create a better experience for the orthodontic community and their patients.
Several studies have demonstrated that from 2% up to 96% of the patients with this kind of therapies could strongly develop conditions to increase the risk of WSLs in subjects with orthodontic appliances [3, 11-13]; indicating, in some cases, that more than 50% of subjects with fixed orthodontic appliances might experience an increased risk in the number of WSLs during the orthodontic treatment [14].