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brac·es

(brās'ez),
Colloquialism for orthodontic appliances.

brac·es

(brās'ĕz)
Colloquialism for orthodontic appliances.

Braces

An orthodontic appliance consisting or brackets cemented to the surface of each tooth and wires of stainless steel or nickel titanium alloy. Braces are used to treat malocclusion by changing the position of the teeth.
Mentioned in: Malocclusion

brac·es

(brās'ĕz)
Colloquialism for orthodontic appliances.
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