TITLE

orthodontia, orthodontics

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1535
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical terms "orthodontia" and "orthodontics" is presented. The terms refer to the area of dentistry concerned with the correction of abnormal dentofacial structures. It includes treatment of malocclusion of the teeth and the surrounding muscles and nerves. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21238662

 

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