Definition of Orthodontia

1. Noun. The branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth.




Definition of Orthodontia

1. Noun. orthodontics ¹

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Definition of Orthodontia

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Orthodontia

1. Braces. (08 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orthodontia

orthochronous
orthochrysotile
orthochrysotiles
orthoclase
orthoclases
orthoclastic
orthocrasia
orthocytosis
orthodenticle
orthodentin
orthodeoxia
orthodiagonal
orthodiagonals
orthodigita
orthodome
orthodontia (current term)
orthodontias
orthodontic
orthodontic appliance
orthodontic appliance design
orthodontic appliances
orthodontic band
orthodontic brackets
orthodontic retainers
orthodontic space closure
orthodontic treatment
orthodontic wires
orthodontically
orthodontics
orthodontist

Literary usage of Orthodontia

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1. Proceedings of the National School of Dental Technics by American Institute of Dental Teachers (1897)
"I once heard a prominent teacher of orthodontia say, that he did not care a whit ... The teacher of orthodontia who spends bis time in the discussion of an ..."

2. A System of oral surgery: Being a Treatise on the Diseases and Surgery of by James Edmund Garretson (1884)
"orthodontia. TEETH irregularly related to the common arch are, ... In orthodontia, as in every other department of art, familiarity simplifies practice. ..."

3. Dominion Dental Journal (1903)
"FIVE DONTS IN orthodontia. By HE EATON, DDS, TORONTO. ... Don't attempt a case of orthodontia if you cannot seriously give it the necessary time and ..."

4. Community Dental Service, Dental Needs and Dental Facilities with Special by Michael Marks Davis, Mary Cromwell Jarrett (1922)
"orthodontia. (c) Irregular development of the teeth presents a large problem ... A special branch of dentistry, orthodontia, has been developed to deal with ..."

5. History of Dentistry: A Practical Treatise for the Use of Dental Students by James Anderson Taylor (1922)
"PROSTHETIC DENTISTRY, CROWN AND BRIDGE- WORK, orthodontia, ORAL SURGERY. PROSTHETIC DENTISTRY. PROSTHESIS in some of its branches has been practised from ..."

6. Modern Dentistry by Joseph Head (1917)
"... root amputation with novocain can be undertaken with every possibility of permanent good results. orthodontia FOR THE GENERAL PRACTITIONER OF DEN- ..."

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