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Orthodontic appliance

Descriptions of Orthodontic appliance

Orthodontic appliance : appliance which is used for the correction, guidance or adjustment of malformed, injured or diseased dentofacial structure; including those which reposition dental bones.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Orthodontic appliance

Orthodontic appliance: An orthodontic appliance is a device used to properly align the teeth and jaws to correct crooked teeth and malocclusion (a bad bite). Combinations of these devices may be used to achieve the desired oral and maxillofacial alignment.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Orthodontic appliance

These diseases are related to the medical device Orthodontic appliance:

  • Crowded teeth (see Teeth deformity)
  • Crooked teeth
  • Underbite (type of malocclusion)
  • Overbite (type of malocclusion)
  • Malocclusion (improper bite)

Types Of Orthodontic appliance

These devices are types of the medical device Orthodontic appliance:

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