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Colloquialism for orthodontic appliances.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


Colloquialism for orthodontic appliances.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


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
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Colloquialism for orthodontic appliances.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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