Meaning of orthodontia

or•tho•don•tia

Pronunciation: (ôr"thu-don'shu, -shē-u), [key]
— n. Dentistry.
  1. orthodontics.
  2. treatment for the correction of irregularly aligned teeth, usually involving braces and sometimes oral surgery.
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