Need Braces? Having Teeth removed is commonly expected as a solution for a tooth that cannot be saved. However, tooth extraction is a common practice in the field of orthodontics. When a patient needs braces, orthodontists weigh the pros and cons of removing teeth. In this post, we’ll show you alternatives to having teeth removed. Let’s get started.
Dr. Joel Gluck has practiced orthodontics since 1983 when he opened his own office in Nashville. He earned his undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. Louis, and his dental degree at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Gluck then completed an orthodontic specialty residency at the University of Michigan, one of the top five orthodontic training residencies in the country. He also wrote an original thesis and received a Master of Science degree.