orthodontist orthodontist n. a dentist specializing in the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth; one specializing in orthodontics. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • orthodontist — UK [ˌɔː(r)θəʊˈdɒntɪst] / US [ˌɔrθəˈdɑntɪst] noun [countable] Word forms orthodontist : singular orthodontist plural orthodontists medical a dentist whose job is to make teeth straight …   English dictionary

  • orthodontist — [[t]ɔ͟ː(r)θədɒ̱ntɪst[/t]] orthodontists N COUNT An orthodontist is a dentist who corrects the position of people s teeth …   English dictionary

  • orthodontist — orthodontics ► PLURAL NOUN (treated as sing. ) ▪ the treatment of irregularities in the teeth and jaws. DERIVATIVES orthodontic adjective orthodontist noun. ORIGIN from Greek odous tooth …   English terms dictionary

  • orthodontist — noun see orthodontics …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • orthodontist — See orthodontic. * * * …   Universalium

  • orthodontist — noun An orthodontic dentist …   Wiktionary

  • orthodontist — A dental specialist who practices orthodontics. * * * or·tho·don·tist .ȯr thə dänt əst n a specialist in orthodontics * * * or·tho·don·tist (or″tho donґtist) a dentist who specializes in orthodontics …   Medical dictionary

  • orthodontist — or|tho|don|tist [ˌo:θəˈdɔntıst US ˌo:rθəˈda:n ] n a ↑dentist whose job is to help teeth to grow straight when they have not been growing correctly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • orthodontist — or|tho|don|tist [ ,ɔrθə dantıst ] noun count a DENTIST whose job is to make teeth straight …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • orthodontist — n. dentist who deals with orthodontics (correction of tooth irregularities) É”rθə dÉ‘ntɪst / ɔːθə dÉ’n …   English contemporary dictionary

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