Reference Entry

headgear <i>n.</i>

Edited by Robert Ireland

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199533015
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191726606
headgear n.

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An extra-oral component of an *orthodontic appliance which encircles the head and provides *anchorage for an intra-oral appliance.

Reference Entry.  95 words. 

Subjects: Dentistry

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