Medical Dictionary


noun pl but singular in constr orth·odon·tics \-ˈdänt-iks\

Medical Definition of ORTHODONTICS

:  a branch of dentistry dealing with irregularities of the teeth and their correction (as by means of braces)
:  the treatment provided by an orthodontist
orth·odon·tic \-ik\ adjective
orth·odon·ti·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


July 04, 2015
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rigorous, strict, or severe
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