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how many teeth ned to be pulled if I have crowded teeth and am getting braces

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Up to Orthodontist: The only person to accurately answer this question for you is your orthodontist, as each situation you described is unique to the individual.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Rottman
43 years experience Dentistry
Temporary senitivity: For the first couple of days after the brackets and wires are placed, your teeth may be tender. You may want to take 800 mg of ibuprophen before the ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Adult orthodontics: Start by having an evaluation by an orthodontist. Adult Orthodontics is common and everyone is different. The orthodontist will explain what your o ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Hard to say....: ...The decision to extract or no to extract teeth for orthodontic care, balance of your bite, esthetics, and stability is made by the orthodontist tre ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Orthodontist: Make an appointment with a local orthodontist for a consultation.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Ortho consult 1st: That will be up to the orthodontist to decide after you have gone for a consultation and all the records taken. This usually includes a complete clin ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Get a consult: See an orthodontist to determine your options, costs and best way to correct the problem within your budget. Consider payment plans such as carecredit ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
That's best: The best way to treat crowded teeth is to put them where they belong. Please consult with a qualified orthodontic specialist to see if "straightening ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Depends: On the particular case. However the pain is minimal-one dose of Motrin maybe.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Usually: Spacing between the teeth is also an indication. Crowded teeth are more difficult to keep clean, which can lead to a higher incidence of cavities and ... Read More

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