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(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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(Dentistry) from an orthodontic point of view
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Orthodontically induced inflammatory root resorption (OIIRR) is a complication of dental treatment which consists of the degradation of local tissue due to an inflammatory reaction provoked by inappropriate orthodontic stimulus (Brezniak & Wasserstein, 2002; Krishnan & Davidovitch, 2006; Vasconcelos et al., 2016).
Carious, restored, missing, hypoplastic, malformed, orthodontically moved and worn out teeth were not included in present study.
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.
These morphological disturbances in occlusal disharmony or signs of temporomandibular joint disorder in asymptomatic young individuals may help to treat patients prosthodontically or orthodontically at an early age to eliminate the traits of the anomaly.
Archwire ligation techniques, microbial colonization, and periodontal status in orthodontically treated patients.
Some of these major problems--all of which trigger speech disorders--are missing teeth, carious deciduous teeth that families leave untreated thinking that they will fall off anyway, and Type III malocclusion which is not orthodontically treated and monitored (61.5%).
(8) Anterior OB can be classified as mild or severe; the former can be treated orthodontically, whereas the latter may entail significant vertical skeletal component combined with orthodontic--surgical treatment.
The study casts were made and the case was evaluated orthodontically for esthetic correction.
Orthodontically retreated cases, congenital absence of teeth, aberration in tooth size/shape were excluded.
Therefore, the patient's facial type demonstrated a mesofacial pattern, and she was diagnosed orthodontically with an Angle Class I spaced dental arch.