Simple Definition of orthodontics
: a branch of dentistry that deals with helping teeth to grow straight
First Known Use of orthodontics
Medical Definition of orthodontics
1: a branch of dentistry dealing with irregularities of the teeth and their correction (as by means of braces)
2: the treatment provided by an orthodontist
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