[ awr-thuh-don-shuh, -shee-uh ]
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treatment for the correction of irregularly aligned teeth, usually involving braces and sometimes oral surgery.
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Words nearby orthodontia
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When he sings, his perfect white orthodontia is mesmerizing.
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