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Orthodontic Appliances

"Orthodontic Appliances" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Orthodontic Appliances" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Orthodontic Appliances" was a major or minor topic of these publication.