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Could there be a reason to get teeth pulled to get braces?

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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: No

Orthodontic treatment may or may not require removal of teeth.
Your orthodontist will do a thorough analysis which will include a clinical exam, x-rays, impressions for study models, photos and any other necessary studies. If there is insufficient space in the jaws to align the teeth, and expansion of the jaws is not feasible, extractions may be indicated.

In brief: No

Orthodontic treatment may or may not require removal of teeth.
Your orthodontist will do a thorough analysis which will include a clinical exam, x-rays, impressions for study models, photos and any other necessary studies. If there is insufficient space in the jaws to align the teeth, and expansion of the jaws is not feasible, extractions may be indicated.
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In brief: Not always

Your orthodontist will evaluate your occlusion and make that determination.

In brief: Not always

Your orthodontist will evaluate your occlusion and make that determination.
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