Diastema (Teeth Gaps) - which is the best treatment option

A gap between upper front teeth is call diastema. Its the most common cosmetic dental problem, caused by many factors like,
  • Thumb sucking habit- Habits generally leads to dental problems.In children thumb sucking habits pushes his front teeth in forward direction causing spaces between teeth.
  • High labial frenum - Its a piece of tissue between front two teeth, when it become over sized a space between those teeth occurs.
  • Imbalance between shapes of teeth and jaws- When there is mismatch between size of jaws and shape of teeth then it creates unnecessary space between teeth.
  • Gum diseases - gum diseases affects bone health causing teeth movement and spaces.
Various treatment options are available for this problem.since the types of gaps between the teeth differs in size, every case require different treatment approach.Giving some examples of types of diastema with pictures and accordingly their treatment options.

1. This type of gaps can b filled by using composite filling material which is tooth coloured filling material, Having a very strong and durable and long lasting life.

This image is showing the exact procedure of fillinf the gap between teeth by using composite resin material, suitable for small sized teeth gaps.

composite material


2. This type of gaps are corrected by using dental veneers ( componeers ) these are thin shells of enamel shades  its the best treatment option to choose as its very affordable, requires very less reduction of tooth enamel, its fully painless procedure requires, single sitting appointment. its also amazingly  repairable,durable, have shelf life upto 5 to 10 years.
Dental laminates

3. These type of large teeth gaps are difficult to fill by caps....you need to undergo orthodontic means dental braces treatment for  1 year. Orthodontic treatment helps to correct misaligned teeth restoring every small unnecessary gap between all teeth.


so as we saw there are different treatment options for different diaestema types. We have discussed only the best possible treatment for you to choose as they lasts long and requires very less maintainace. In my next article we will discuss about bad breath problems and its causes and treatment options as well as natual ways of its cure.

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