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Gap Teeth and How to Fix Gap in Teeth

Gap teeth, called diastema, are extremely common. Some consider a gap between their teeth to be their signature feature. But, for others, spaced teeth can cause aesthetic concerns or even signal an underlying problem if the gap between teeth grows wider.

The good news is that you can fix gaps in teeth and unlock your best smile with a treatment process such as the Invisalign system.

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What Are Gap Teeth?

Diastema (gap teeth) is a space or gap between two teeth. The gap commonly appears between the two upper front teeth, but spaces can form between any two teeth in the mouth. Gap teeth are a type of malocclusion (misalignment of the teeth and bite). Other common malocclusions include overbitesunderbitescrossbitescrooked teethteeth crowding, and overlapping teeth.

How to Fix Gap Teeth

Getting rid of gaps in teeth depends on the cause, size, and severity of your front tooth filling requirements. It also depends on your budget/the cost and whether you’re looking for a quick fix or a long-term solution.

Your Invisalign dentist/orthodontist In Clapton, Hackney will advise which closing the gap dental service is exemplary for you.

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Available Gap Teeth Treatment Methods

Dental Bonding

If your doctor recommends orthodontics to correct the gap between two teeth, it’s important to remember that moving these teeth may create gaps between your other teeth. Therefore, in most cases, you’ll need to wear a complete set of orthodontics. Your treatment provider will be able to discuss the implications and treatment options with you. While some opt for braces as their gap between teeth treatment, Invisalign clear aligners may be one of the best ways to close gaps in teeth because they negate the need for noticeable metal wire across the gap. The Invisalign treatment has many other benefits than traditional braces to close teeth gaps. 

Missing Tooth Replacement

If the gap is caused by a missing tooth, your dentist can insert a dental implant as an effective tooth gap filling.

Dental Bonding

Tooth bonding for gaps is a quick solution ideal for tiny gaps between teeth or if a chipped tooth is the cause. The dentist bonds tooth-coloured resin to the tooth using UV light. This treatment is often not as strong or as long-lasting as others to fix gaps in teeth.

Porcelain Veneers

Veneers are a little wider than your teeth and may be suitable to fix small teeth gaps. Dentists match the veneer to your tooth colour and then remove a thin enamel layer from your teeth so the veneer bonds like a mask.

Dental Surgery

If the cause of your gap teeth is an oversized labial frenum, you may need a frenectomy (surgery) to remove it, followed by appropriate treatment such as the Invisalign system.

Can Invisalign Treatment Fix Gap Teeth?

Yes, it can. Closing gap front teeth with the Invisalign system is trendy due to the metal-free aesthetics of our clear aligners. The Invisalign system may also be effective in fixing a gap between bottom teeth. The treatment process may vary, depending on the cause, size, and location of your gap.

In cases where there’s a big gap in front teeth, Invisalign clear aligners may be used in conjunction with bonding or veneers to close the gap entirely.

Braces Vs. Invisalign Treatment for Fixing Gaps in Teeth

With Invisalign clear aligners for gap teeth filling, you could benefit from:

  • no metal brackets and wire aesthetic, particularly across a wider gap
  • a similar treatment cost to braces at some practices
  • freedom to remove your aligners and enjoy all the foods you love
  • effective filling of the gap with less pain
  • fewer doctor visits compared to braces
  • individually mapped gap teeth digital treatment plan, indicating the duration of your treatment
  • healthier teeth and gums as you can remove your aligners to brush and floss properly
  • For patients with more significant gaps, a pontic may be easily placed into the aligner during treatment, providing improved aesthetics during treatment of the gapped teeth.

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Excellent practice. I’ve had several fillings and one implant. All went very well. The surgery is very clean and tidy. The lead doctor Mr. Masih Sage is a really good dentist. I am very satisfied with their service and overall attitude toward patients.

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Brilliant practice. Had some bonding done on my front tooth with Dr Max Pura. He was super throughout the whole process, explained the procedure and it turned out amazing!! I love his work its flawless. Recommend to all.