orthodontist

noun
or·​tho·​don·​tist | \ ˌȯr-thə-ˈdänt-əst How to pronounce orthodontist (audio) \

Medical Definition of orthodontist

: a specialist in orthodontics

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“Orthodontist.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/orthodontist. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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