A 15-year-old female asked:
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i've just took off my braces however i have a gap less than a mm on my lateral incisor on my upper teeth. i told my orthodontist that there is a gap and she said it's the shape of your teeth as they are round however i'm sure it is a gap. will retainers h

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Perhaps: Retainers, worn as directed, can close small spaces. If the problem is caused by tooth anatomy, as indicated by your Orthodontist, a restorative solution may be best.
Answered on Feb 12, 2018
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