Medical Dictionary

orthodontics


orthodontics

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

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
orth·odon·tic \-ik\ adjective
orth·odon·ti·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
February 28, 2015
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