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head·gear

(hed'gēr),
A removable extraoral appliance used as a source of traction to apply force to the teeth and jaws.

headgear

(hĕd′gîr′)
n.
An orthodontic brace extending around the head from one side of the mouth to the other, used to reposition the teeth or to restrict the growth of the upper jaw.

headgear

[hed′gēr]
a harnesslike device fitting over the top of the head, back of the head, or both, serving as a source of resistance for extraoral anchorage for an orthodontic appliance. Also called headcap.

headgear

A generic term for a device worn on the head to minimise the effect of external forces.

head·gear

(hed'gēr)
Removable extraoral appliance used to apply force to teeth and jaws.

headgear,

n the apparatus encircling the head or neck and providing attachment for an intraoral appliance in use of extraoral anchorage.
headgear, radiologic,
n a device that is used to protect the head from injury by radiation.
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The owners of the factory didn't really want to be in the low price point commodity headware business.
Answer: The majority of all of our stock line of headware comes out of Asia.
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So, we've developed a manufacturing procedure and an assembly process that allows us to make a custom-made cap to order, and there's not very many headware companies in the United States willing to do that.
Anybody can get into the baseball headware cap business.
And, the headware business is really all about design and style and look, and the fashion markets really drive a lot of the buying behavior out there.
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