Controversial Braces Topics
You may find some topics discussed on this website may be different than something you have seen or heard elsewhere. It can be difficult, especially for a patient or parent, to sort out these differences and determine what is the best treatment course.
In this section, topics of a controversial nature are discussed to shed some light on the basis of the controversy. Opinions about each topic will also be given, but the reader is advised to seek the opinion of a specialist to determine their specific needs (please see our disclaimer).
Extraction versus non-extraction (i.e. pulling teeth)
Expansion to avoid extraction
Braces and TMJ problems: Are they related?
Do wisdom teeth cause crowding?