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Is the skin between gap teeth removeable?

Is the skin between gap teeth removeable?

Frenum: The "skin" between your two upper and two lower teeth is called a frenum. Sometimes dentists recommend its removal either when it contributes to loss of attached gingiva and subsequent periodontal problems or in conjunction with orthodontic treatment to close the space between the two front teeth. The procedure is called a frenectomy. ...Read more

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Can I use a clamp to reduce gap in teeth?

Can I use a clamp to reduce gap in teeth?

Clamp?: Lake a carpenter's clamp? No. And when you bring 2 teeth together space opens on either side. If you have a tooth movement or tooth position question, start with your dentist. He may want to refer you on to a qualified orthodontic specialist for opinion. There are many options available, so see the pros. ...Read more

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What can be done about gaps in your teeth?

What can be done about gaps in your teeth?

Best solution ?: Composite bonding, porcelain laminates, ceramic crowns, orthodontics and combinations of all of these depending upon the circumstances, what is best for you and the health of your teeth and how permanent you want the solution to be. This has to be evaluated and options discussed with you. ...Read more

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What should you do about gaps in your teeth?

What should you do about gaps in your teeth?

Orthodontist: Specialist dentists can realign your teeth and narrow gaps. This usually requires the use of braces and there are many in your age group who do this. Check with your personal dentist for a recommendation. ...Read more

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What should I do about the small gaps in my teeth ?

What should I do about the small gaps in my teeth ?

Depends: You can have them filled with tooth colored filling material if they bother you, or do nothing if they don't. ...Read more

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I have a gap on the side of my teeth. Can i fix it?

I have a gap on the side of my teeth. Can i fix it?

Yes: Hard to say exactly what way..Without looking at it.However gaps can be fixed .. Lots of different options are available..Depending where..Or is it because of underlying dental prblem than that should also be fixed..Best way is to see dentist and let them give you all options. ...Read more

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What is the best way to fix a gap between your teeth?

What is the best way to fix a gap between your teeth?

It depends: It really depends on the shape of your teeth and how your teeth are lined up. In other words why do you have a gap? Is it that your teeth are toot small, is it because your arch is too big? A well trained dentist can asses the cause and recommend the best treatmetn for your condition. But your choices include orthodontics (move teeth), cosmetic bonding or porcelain veneers. ...Read more

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