In this article, we will discuss various treatment options for a gap in upper front teeth, medically known as midline diastema.
What Is Midline Diastema?
Midline diastema is the gap present between the upper front teeth irrespective of spacing present between the lower front teeth.
If the gap present between the upper front teeth is more than 0.5 mm proximally, space is visible between the upper central incisors. Usually, midline diastema is seen in children during mixed dentition period (6 to 12 years), which is also called ugly duckling stage. Generally, the spacing present in the upper front teeth during mixed dentition period closes after the eruption of permanent canine.
Other Reasons for Midline Diastema
Thus, correction of midline diastema will improve the esthetics of an individual and also enhance the smile. It will build confidence, improve wellbeing, and the personality of an individual. Proper teeth alignment is the gateway to perfect smile.
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29 Nov 2018 - 1 min read
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