Tooth extraction is the surgical removal of a tooth. A tooth is extracted if it is grossly decayed, infected, loose tooth, over-retained milk tooth, or crowding.
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Query: Hello doctor, My teeth are improperly aligned. My orthodontist says that my upper jaw arch is V-shaped which is normally U-shaped. And that they have to extract two upper premolars to create room for arch expansion. I am not sure if the space of two teeth can be filled up completely. Should I go fo... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Extraction of teeth for orthodontic reasons is not an uncommon practice and any tooth in the mouth can be removed provided that it is the most suitable one. In most cases, this tooth is one next to your cuspid or eyetooth. that is four teeth in both arches. Tooth r... Read Full »