orthodontically

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

orthodontic +‎ -ally

Adverb[edit]

orthodontically (not comparable)

  1. By orthodontic means.
    • 2015, Marcio Rodrigues de Almeida et al., “Dentoalveolar mandibular changes with self-ligating versus conventional bracket systems: A CBCT and dental cast study”, in Dental Press Journal of Orthodontics[1], volume 20, DOI:10.1590/2176-9451.20.3.050-057.oar:
      Patients were orthodontically treated during initial leveling and alignment for six months, following the same sequence of round archwires: 0.013, 0.014 and 0.016-in nickel-titanium archwires, according to the manufacturers's (Aditek) prescription (Damon system).