Have you ever extracted 4 premolars before braces & didn't regret going through the process of getting braces?

I'm planning to get braces soon and next week on Thursday, I'm getting 4 premolars extracted. I don't have severe crowding, my teeth are somewhat straight, blahblahblah. The only major problem that when you look at my teeth vertically, you can notice that my teeth pushes out kinda. So I have a... show more I'm planning to get braces soon and next week on Thursday, I'm getting 4 premolars extracted. I don't have severe crowding, my teeth are somewhat straight, blahblahblah. The only major problem that when you look at my teeth vertically, you can notice that my teeth pushes out kinda. So I have a pointy/duck-ish mouth.

I've heard mixed opinions on removing premolars before braces. But I rather know people's REAL stories/experiences on the topic. Care to help?
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