Definition of Orthodontist

1. Noun. A dentist specializing in the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth.

Generic synonyms: Dental Practitioner, Dentist, Tooth Doctor
Derivative terms: Orthodontics

Definition of Orthodontist

1. Noun. An orthodontic dentist ¹

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Definition of Orthodontist

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Medical Definition of Orthodontist

1. A dentist who has been specially trained to do orthodontics. (08 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orthodontist

orthodontic appliance
orthodontic appliance design
orthodontic appliances
orthodontic band
orthodontic brackets
orthodontic retainers
orthodontic treatment
orthodontic wires
orthodontist (current term)
orthodox sleep
orthodox spin

Literary usage of Orthodontist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The International Journal of Orthodontia (1916)
"Some have argued, "Why should I send this case to ih- orthodontist, or why should I send to some one else what I cannot do myself? ..."

2. Practical orthodontia by Martin Dewey (1919)
"That the orthodontist should maintain his own x-ray laboratory is no longer a debatable point. With it he is able to utilize the x-ray whenever the ..."

3. The International Journal of Orthodontia and Oral Surgery (1921)
"orthodontist is able, by moving teeth slowly, to bring them into almost any position desired. The same is true of bone. ..."

4. Dominion Dental Journal (1904)
"The orthodontist must know his patient, and other things being equal, ... In general it is well to find out why the patient has consulted the orthodontist. ..."

5. The Journal of the Allied Societies by Allied Societies (U.S.) (1912)
"Did it ever occur to you that the orthodontist ... It would seem, therefore, that the dentist must share the responsibility of the orthodontist in ..."

6. Applied Orthodontia: An Introductory Text for Students and Practitioners of by James David McCoy (1922)
"Hence the orthodontist is all too frequently called upon to treat cases which have ... Before starting treatment, the orthodontist should make a careful ..."

7. The Legacy of Vietnam Veterans and Their Families: Survivors of War edited by Dennis K. Rhoades, Michael R. Leaveck, James C. Hudson (1996)
"Robin was receiving extensive orthodontia treatment, and Sam could not discuss the steadily mounting bills with the orthodontist without having severe ..."

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