orthodontic treatment

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n orthodontic treatment dental treatment that corrects irregularities of the teeth or of the relation of the teeth to surrounding anatomy; treatment is usually by braces or mechanical aids "orthodontic treatment of facial abnormalities"
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Usage


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Candida colonization following or­tho­­dontic treatment can lead to oral candidosis as a complication of maxillary removable appliance treatment.
In his La Jolla Eads Avenue offices, Sunstein, known as "the Sunny Smile Specialist," provides a range of orthodontic treatments for both children and adults.
The number of children 17 and younger getting orthodontic treatment has grown 46% over the past decade to 3.8 million in 2008, the latest figure available from the American Association of Orthodontists .
To celebrate National Orthodontic Health Month, Maui orthodontist Dr Sujata Bhatia invites Maui residents to surrender the Halloween candy that can play tricks on orthodontic treatment and trade it in for the treat of helping others.
Surgical orthodontics , also known as orthognathic surgery, consists of a combination of orthodontic treatment (usually braces) and jaw surgery.
While the initial stage of orthodontic treatment may begin earlier, this type of jaw surgery is only appropriate in adults who have stopped growing.
Like the millions of adults who have already completed orthodontic treatment, the current one million adult orthodontic patients in the US and Canada are looking forward to improved dental health and beautiful smiles.
Age need not be a consideration in orthodontic treatment.
This program is a fun way to reward patients for doing a great job in and out of orthodontic treatment.
Now the state has realized it made a mistake, and has quit paying many clinics for treatment now underway (It usually takes about two years for a child's orthodontic treatment).
The American Board of Orthodontics recently selected Dr Reed Mockaitis to exhibit three of his orthodontic treatments at the 2013 American Association of Orthodontics Annual Session.
General dentists can take a few courses that allow them to perform orthodontic treatments, but they are not orthodontists .
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