How long will I need to wear braces after removal of these two teeth? (Photos)

Doctor Answers 1

Extract Cuspids Before Braces?

I hope you are not referring to removal of your cuspid teeth. PLEASE do NOT remove the cuspids (canine) teeth before doing braces. You will dramatically compromise your smile, not to mention your airway and facial aesthetics. 

What you need to do is have some arch development before braces. The total project (arch development + braces) should not take more than 18 months.

Good luck!

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