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Orthodontics vs. Orthopedics

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Orthodonticsnoun

(medicine) A specialty of dentistry concerned with correcting misalignment of teeth.

Orthopedicsnoun

(medicine) The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention or correction of disorders of the bones and associated muscles and joints

Orthodonticsnoun

A branch of dentistry specializing in the treatment of the teeth so as to make the teeth align properly within the mouth; it usually involves fitting a patient with braces and sometimes oral surgery.

Orthopedicsnoun

The art or practice of correcting disorders or deformities of the spine and joints, or, by extension, any deformities of the human body.

Orthodonticsnoun

the branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth

Orthopedicsnoun

the branch of medical science concerned with disorders or deformities of the spine and joints

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Orthodontics

Orthodontics is a dentistry specialty that addresses the diagnosis, prevention, and correction of mal-positioned teeth and jaws, and misaligned bite patterns. It may also address the modification of facial growth, known as dentofacial orthopedics.

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