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orthodontics
American English: /ˌɔrθəˈdɑn(t)ɪks/
British English: /ˌɔːθəˈdɒntɪks/

Translation of orthodontics in Spanish:

noun

  • (+ singular verb)
    Example sentences
    • The branch of dentistry that specialises in aligning teeth is called orthodontics.
    • If your child wears braces, a retainer, or other orthodontics, ask the orthodontist about dental care.
    • This may involve orthodontics alone or orthodontics together with intervention from another dental discipline.

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