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A 40-year-old female asked:

Hi i do have a gap on my front teeth can i use anything to close it or do i need to see dentist i am 40 years old?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 years experience
Diastema: Without knowing how big your gap is, your occlusion, the size of your teeth, or the periodontal condition of those teeth, it is hard to advise you exactly what might be the best way to make your smile picture perfect. But without a doubt, it is not a DIY project so you'll need to see a local dentist for a consultation.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Choices: Depending on size of gap, shape and size of teeth, contact with adjacent and opposing teeth, and consistency and shape of supporting teeth and bone, Space can be closed by moving teeth, reshaping teeth, or both. Talk to your Dentist and an Orthodontic Specialist for best advice as to how to proceed
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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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