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A 34-year-old member asked:

What to do if i have started to get gaps in my teeth. help?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
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. So hard to say for sure without an exam. Improper thrusting of your tongue can contribute. Please make an appointment.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
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 the reason why you are developing any spaces between your teeth and present the treatment options.
Last updated Nov 2, 2016
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