Why Do I Need Teeth Removed for My Braces?
Let’s say you’re new to the orthodontia world. Straight teeth are the goal for your child, which normally includes braces and retainers for most patients. However, your appointment also includes talk about tooth extraction. You then ask how many teeth should be removed before getting braces. The answer to this question is unique to every patient. Dive deeper into the orthodontia world so that you can learn why tooth extraction is necessary in specific cases. Read more
Dr. Michael McDermott earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in both Chemistry and Biology from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. He followed his undergraduate degrees with a doctorate in dental surgery at the University of Minnesota, where he graduated with highest distinction.
Dr. Mike then furthered his dental education by earning a masters and certificate in Orthodontics at the University of St. Louis in Missouri.