orthodontic

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orthodontic (ôr´thədän´tik),

adj pertaining to the orthopedic correction of abnormal dental relationships, including related abnormalities in facial structures.
orthodontic appliances,
n.pl See appliance.
orthodontic appliances, functional,
orthodontic appliances, removable,
orthodontic bracket,
n See bracket.
orthodontic retainer,
orthodontic toothbrush,
n See bi-level orthodontic toothbrush.
orthodontic wire,
n See wire.

orthodontic

pertaining to orthodontia.

orthodontic applicance
intraoral devices used to carry out orthodontic procedures, e.g. to correct abnormalities of occlusion; may be fixed or removable.
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