orthodontics

Description

The prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth by examining, diagnosis and treating dental malocclusions and oral cavity anomalies, usually through the application of dental braces.

Alternative label

  • dentofacial orthopedics

  • orthodontia

  • dentofacial orthopaedics

  • diagnosis, prevention and correction of malpositioned teeth and jaws

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • sector specific skills and competences

Optional skill/competence of

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/skill/4cb4178d-077a-42f0-9b09-b09b14c28756