orthodontist orthodontist  /ˌɔr θə ˈdɑn təst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a dentist specializing in the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth

Usage(s):

  1. At an Iowa orthodontist's office, kids are choosing red-white-and-blue braces.
  2. Great deeds remain undone, great orthodontist bills are unpaid.
  3. When actors become singers, the results can be as painful to experience as a dental appointment with a meat packer who moonlights as an orthodontist.

News

  1. Summertime and the braces are easy, says Dr. Robert Sunstein, DDS

    Summer is the best time to put braces on a child who needs them, said La Jolla orthodontist Dr. Robert Sunstein, DDS. “Everyone’s schedule is so much more open to the time it takes for the health records, putting the braces on, and then reviewing how to take care of them,” Sunstein said.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: La Jolla Light

  2. Tyrone Borough Council changes tune on fluoride

    TYRONE - Tyrone Borough is keeping fluoride in its water supply. The half hour deliberation was tense, with nearly two dozen residents, including area dentists and orthodontists, and Drs.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Altoona Mirror

  3. New Jersey Orthodontist Invited to Speak at Alexander International Symposium

    Dr. Patrick T. Cuozzo, a New Jersey orthodontist, says he strives to remain at the forefront of orthodontics in order to provide his patients the most effective care available. By using a technique known ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  • "If your orthodontist, or doctor, or dentist lets you pay your bill over a series of months, they're not covered. If your local grocer or butcher keeps a tab and bills you at the end of the month, they're not covered," Dodd said in a statement,...
    on Apr 29, 2010 By: Chris Dodd Source: NASDAQ

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