Extracting Premolar Teeth for Orthodontic Treatment: The Risks

Karin Badt
61 min readSep 17, 2021

Patients Report Health and Aesthetic Consequences

Reviewed by Dr. Noel Stimson, Dr. Ben Miraglia and Dr. Skip Truitt

Graphics by Alexandre Ruze

50% of patients in braces worldwide on average get their premolar teeth extracted for braces.