How should I close this Diastema? (photos)

31, Female, never had braces. Should I get the frenectomy done before or after braces treatment is complete? Will the tissue stop the gap from closing? Also, there was a shift in my jaw a couple years ago that resulted in an overbite. My dentist suggests that I have 2 teeth pulled to make room on my lower jaw but I don't understand why. I am considering the self-ligating on the top row & traditional metal on the bottom. I have 2 wisdom teeth on top but none at the bottom. Any suggestions?

Doctor Answers 1


Its important to remove the frenum and the extra tissue while treatment is starting with orthodontics.I recommend for you to see a provider who is familiar and has experience using dental lasers, as it can be a very  comfortable and quick experience using the laser technology vs traditional methods.
All the best,

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