Definitions for orthodontist
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
or•tho•don•tics*ˌɔr θəˈdɒn tɪks(n.)
the branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention and correction of irregular teeth, as by means of braces.
* (used with a sing. v.).
Origin of orthodontics:
a dentist specializing in the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth
An orthodontic dentist
A dentist specializing in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of malocclusions of the teeth and their surrounding structures.
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