A gap between two teeth, or a diastema, can form anywhere in the mouth but is most noticeable between the two front teeth. Diastemas are more common than you would think, affecting both adults and children.
While some gaps are small or not noticeable in a far corner of the mouth, other gaps are very noticeable and can cause issues with self-confidence. Luckily, diastemas are fairly simple to fix with treatments like dental bonding, veneers, and orthodontics.
Diastemas can occur in both adults and children between any two teeth in the mouth. There are several potential causes for diastemas, including:
Gaps in teeth can be fixed! In fact, fixing gaps in teeth can help with both smile aesthetics and overall dental health.
Depending of the severity of the diastema, there are a few different treatment options:
These are just a few of the ways gaps in teeth can be fixed. Speak with your dentist to come up with a personalized treatment plan that suits your needs.
Long Island Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry is open and welcoming patients for all procedures, including those to close gaps in teeth. We are working hard to follow all prescribed safety guidelines to keep our patients and staff healthy.
Call today to schedule a one-on-one consultation to discuss gap-closing treatment options with our Long Island dentists.
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