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Dentistry: Orthodontics

Orthodontics Definition

Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics is the dental specialty that includes the diagnosis, prevention, interception, and correction of malocclusion, as well as neuromuscular and skeletal abnormalities of the developing or mature orofacial structures.From the American Dental Association

Orthodontics Journals

Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research

 Cover of Orthodontics & Craniofacial ResearchOrthodontics & Craniofacial Research - Genes, Growth and Development is published to serve its readers as a forum for the presentation and discussion of issues pertinent to the advancement of the specialty of orthodontics and the evidence-based knowledge of craniofacial growth and development. Papers of originality and high scientific quality that report the findings of clinical trials, clinical epidemiology, and novel therapeutic or diagnostic approaches are appropriate submissions. Similarly, we welcome papers in genetics, developmental biology, syndromology, surgery, speech and hearing, and other biomedical disciplines related to clinical orthodontics and normal and abnormal craniofacial growth and development.

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