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po·si·tion·er

(pŏ-zish'ŭn-ĕr),
A resilient elastoplastic or rubber removable appliance fitting over the occlusal surface of the teeth, to limit tooth movement or provide stabilization, usually used at the end of orthodontic treatment.

positioner

[pə·zish′ənər]
a resilient rubbery and plastic removable appliance fitted over the occlusal surfaces of the teeth to obtain limited tooth movement and stabilization, usually at the end of orthodontic treatment.

po·si·tion·er

(pŏ-zish'ŏn-ĕr)
A resilient elastoplastic or rubber removable appliance fitting over the occlusal surface of the teeth to limit tooth movement or provide stabilization.

po·si·tion·er

(pŏ-zish'ŏn-ĕr)
Resilient elastoplastic or rubber removable appliance fitting over occlusal tooth surface to limit tooth movement or provide stabilization, generally used at end of orthodontic treatment.

positioner,

n a removable elastic orthodontic appliance molded to fit the teeth in a “setup” made by repositioning the teeth from a plaster cast. The material may be rubber or elastomeric plastic. It is typically used to achieve fine adjustments and retain corrected positions in the finishing stages of treatment.
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