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Word! Orthodontist

Orthodontist

Say: or-tho-don-tist

An orthodontist is a dentist who specializes in making teeth straight, instead of fixing cavities. An orthodontist knows how to put on braces and make retainers. Braces and retainers can be a little uncomfortable at first, but your perfect smile will be worth it.