Tooth Gaps: What Treatment Options are Available ?

Saturday, October 1, 2016

If you have a gap between your teeth, it can be rather glaring, drawing other people’s attention to the gap. This can be a source of self-consciousness, especially when the gap is in between your front teeth.

More important than the aesthetics, a major tooth gap or multiple gaps may mean an issue with overall dental alignment. In addition, these gaps can make tooth grinding (bruxism) more likely. Tooth grinding occurs when the upper and lower teeth clash, clench and shift during a person’s sleep, unable to find a relaxed, resting position.

Orthodontics (braces) for tooth gaps:

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For major tooth gaps that result in dental health problems in addition to cosmetic flaws, the best option tends to be orthodontic care. Orthodontic treatment will shift the alignment of the teeth, reducing or eliminating the gaps and it will find the best relationship between your upper and lower teeth.

Porcelain Veneers for tooth gaps:

When the gaps are cosmetic in nature, the ideal option to consider is porcelain veneer(s). Porcelain veneers are thin tooth-colored shells that are applied to the front of the tooth. In addition to gaps, porcelain veneers are also used to treat major stains, chips, cracks, and asymmetry.

Dental bonding for tooth gaps:

This involves the application of a tooth-colored resin directly onto the tooth surface, building layers outward to reduce of eliminate the gaps.

About Scott Shipley

Dr Shipley has been a practicing dentist for over 25 years. Dr Scott earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN in 1986. Then his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1990. Dr Shipley completed the Academy of Facial Esthetics for Botox and Dermal Fillers in 2015.

I am so happy with the results! I should have done this 10 years ago.

Logansport, IN