Sentence Examples

  • Orthodontics includes dentofacial orthopedics, which is used to correct problems involving the growth of the jaw.
  • For example, buying a supplemental plan that covers orthodontics might not be useful to you if you have no children who are likely to need braces.
  • Orthodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that diagnoses, prevents, and treats dental and facial irregularities called malocclusions.
  • The orthodontist may be able to perform preventative or interceptive orthodontics that can reduce or eliminate the need for braces later.
  • Humans have attempted to straighten teeth for thousands of years before orthodontics became a dental specialty in 1900.