This lecture will describe serial extraction and identify its advantages and disadvantages. Tooth movements secondary to serial extraction will be described from recent research. The clinical application of serial extraction will be described with long term case histories. The impact of serial extraction on stability, facial change, treatment time and outcome will be documented with case histories and research findings.
Describe serial extraction.
Identify the advantages and disadvantages of serial extraction.
Describe the impact of of serial extraction on the face, treatment time and treatment complexity.