orthodontic orthodontic  /ˌɔr θə ˈdɑn tɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or involving or practicing orthodontics

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Children usually find orthodontics easier than do adults, as their growing bones are more malleable.
  2. Clear plastic braces, available for the past ten years, have made orthodontics more palatable to adults, who now account for 20% of the braces business.

News

  1. Ormco's Insignia™ Advanced Smile Design™ Wins American Technology Award in Health & Medical Technologies Category

    ORANGE, Calif., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ormco Corporation, a leading manufacturer and provider of advanced orthodontic technology and services, today announced that its Insignia™ Advanced Smile Design™ ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Gergen's Orthodontic Lab and Pro Player Health Alliance Offer Alternative Treatments to CPAP for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    David Gergen, President of Pro Player Health Alliance and Gergen's Orthodontic Lab, promotes multiple treatments for obstructive sleep apnea through the Herbst Appliance. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10853079.htm
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Align Technology Awards $220,000 as Part of Its University Research Award Program for Clear Aligner Orthodontic ...

    Align Technology, Inc. today announced awards totaling $220,000 in new funding to five universities in North America and seven international universities for projects seeking to better understand orthodontic ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The system combines the latest technology with the existing orthodontic techniques and works to safely move your teeth faster, using low force," Ruby explains.
    on Oct 20, 2009 By: Ruby Source: Jakarta Post

  2. Shona Robison, minister for public health, said: "The Scottish government has no current plans to withdraw NHS orthodontic treatment for children or to change the way it is provided."
    on Dec 22, 2007 By: Shona Robison Source: Sunday Herald

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