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If you wouldn’t extract a permanent tooth from a family member, why would you extract one from someone else’s?

From the newsletter of the IAFGG (International Association for Facial Growth Guidance), June 2010

Over the last several decades orthodontic technology has evolved through many permutations of what I believe is essentially the same treatment for young patients:  retraction of the upper front teeth with or without extractions.

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