orthodontics orthodontics  /ˌɔr θə ˈdɑn tɪks/


  • (n) the branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth


  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.
  3. He will still need conventional orthodontics and have to wear braces.


  1. Classic City Orthodontics moves to new Watkinsville office

    Classic City Orthodontics moved its Watkinsville locations to a new building at 120 Jamestown Blvd., according to a news release. The space replaced Dr. Tradd Harter's office at Park Drive, which opened a decade ago.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Athens Banner-Herald

  2. Puntillo and Crane Orthodontics announces new Valpo location

    Puntillo & Crane Orthodontics PC, established in 1994, announces a new location in Valparaiso, merging its practice with Orthodontics by Dr. Hyde PC.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana

  3. SmileBest Dental & Orthodontics Opens Their First Office in Hurst, Texas

    HURST, Texas, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soumava Sen, D.D.S. is pleased to announce the opening of his state-of-the-art SmileBest Dental & Orthodontics office in Hurst. Dr. Sen is proud to be supported ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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