Definitions for orthodontist

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

or•tho•don•tics*ˌɔr θəˈdɒn tɪks(n.)

  1. the branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention and correction of irregular teeth, as by means of braces.

    Category: Dentistry

* (used with a sing. v.).

Origin of orthodontics:

1905–10

or`tho•don′tist(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orthodontist(noun)

    a dentist specializing in the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth

Wiktionary

  1. orthodontist(Noun)

    An orthodontic dentist

Freebase

  1. Orthodontist

    A dentist specializing in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of malocclusions of the teeth and their surrounding structures.

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