"Orthodontic Appliances" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
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which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Devices used for influencing tooth position. Orthodontic appliances may be classified as fixed or removable, active or retaining, and intraoral or extraoral. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p19)
- Orthodontic Appliances
- Appliance, Orthodontic
- Appliances, Orthodontic
- Orthodontic Appliance
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