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Orthodontic Appliances

Devices used for influencing tooth position. Orthodontic appliances may be classified as fixed or removable, active or retaining, and intraoral or extraoral. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p19)

Year introduced: 1965

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Tree Number(s): E06.658.453

MeSH Unique ID: D009967

Entry Terms:

  • Appliance, Orthodontic
  • Appliances, Orthodontic
  • Orthodontic Appliance

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