adjective see orthodontics

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  • orthodontic — a. (Med.) Of or pertaining to orthodontics or orthodontia. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • orthodontic — orthodontics ► PLURAL NOUN (treated as sing. ) ▪ the treatment of irregularities in the teeth and jaws. DERIVATIVES orthodontic adjective orthodontist noun. ORIGIN from Greek odous tooth …   English terms dictionary

  • orthodontic — adjective of or relating to or involving or practicing orthodontics orthodontic braces • Pertains to noun: ↑orthodontics • Derivationally related forms: ↑orthodonture, ↑orthodontics, ↑orthodontia …   Useful english dictionary

  • orthodontic — See orthodontics. * * * …   Universalium

  • orthodontic — adjective Of, or relating to the dental speciality of orthodontics …   Wiktionary

  • orthodontic — adj. of or pertaining to orthodontia; corrective of tooth irregularities É”rθə dÉ‘ntɪk / ɔːθə dÉ’n …   English contemporary dictionary

  • orthodontic — or·tho·don·tic …   English syllables

  • orthodontic — See: orthodontics …   English dictionary

  • Orthodontic Technicians Association — OTA logo Formation 1971 Type professional association Headquarters 12 Bridewell Place, Lon …   Wikipedia

  • Orthodontic technology — is a specialty of dental technology that is concerned with the design and fabrication of dental appliances for the treatment of malocclusions, which may be a result of tooth irregularity, disproportionate jaw relationships, or both. There are… …   Wikipedia

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