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orthodontist

[ ôr′thə-dŏntĭst ]
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n.

A person who specializes in orthodontics.

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  • In theory, a married born-again Christian orthodontist who lives in Costa Rica.

    Who's the Happiest?|Anneli Rufus|August 16, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • "Lefty is going to take me to the orthodontist this afternoon," she said.

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