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how to get a gap in your teeth

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Examination: You will need to be examined locally by a dentist to determine the cause of the diastemas. It could be your bite, or it could be periodontal disease. ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Number of Reasons: The most frequent causes are: periodontal (gum) disease, missing teeth or habit of sucking objects. During dental examination, a dentist can determine ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Ringer
24 years experience Dentistry
Gaps: There are multiple ways to fix this. Orthodontics involves no tooth preparation but does not change the tooth itself, ie color, condition, etc. Bondin ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: There are a few ways to close gaps. Orthodontics, bonding, veneers, or crowns are used to close gaps between teeth, talk to your dentist about these ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
You might..: In the process of straightening your teeth, spaces are sometimes created as all the teeth move into their proper positions... Don't fret, in the end y ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
A good thing: Usually spaces during orthodontic treatment are an indication that your orthodontic specialist has things well in hand, moving some teeth to make room ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Many factors: There is no one correct answer that can be given to you, over the internet, sight unseen. Bonding, orthodontics, laminates, and crowns are a few choic ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: There are plenty of ways to close gaps between your teeth. You need to see a dentist who will explain your options which may include: orthodontics, c ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Yes but: A lot depends upon the occlusion (the bite or how your teeth fit together and why you have the small spaces. You may also be a candidate for bonding ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Bezreh
Specializes in Periodontics
Nope: Only if you afl your orthodontist to give you a gap.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Any time: Esthetic dentistry can be done at any time. Realize that closing gap makes teeth wider to fill the space. You might also want to consider tooth move ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Need more info: You will need to consult with a dentist experienced in orthodontic care. The actual details of the hardware used to close the gaps are less important ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Yes, but.....: Braces may not solve your problem. First you need to address the tongue thrust habit. Your tongue is causing the problem, not your teeth. Presuming y ... Read More

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