Space Maintenance

If you have gaps between some of your teeth, you’re not alone! The good news is, there are several treatment options available at Lifetime Smiles Dental Clinic if you’re looking to correct these spaces.

Is it necessary to fix spaces between my teeth?

First, you might be wondering if it’s actually necessary to correct such gaps. There are plenty of people who famously have gaps in their teeth. However, there are several reasons, apart from aesthetic preference, why you should consider treatment for spaces between teeth.

1. Difficulty Chewing – When there is excessive gap between adjacent teeth, food tends to slip into these spaces. Because of this, food is much more likely to be trapped for long periods of time, risking infections, cavities and gum problems.

2. Speech Problems –You’ve probably noticed that gaps in your teeth (particularly your two front teeth) can cause a change in your voice. This is because air passes between these gaps, resulting in “whistling sounds.” If you’re doing a lot of public speaking, this might be an unwelcome experience!

3. Spitting – Another problem with having a diastema is the occasional spitting which occurs during speech. The reason behind this is that saliva flows through these gaps, causing you to spit whenever you speak.

4. It May Get Worse – Probably the worst thing about having a diastema is that, over time, it may get worse. Your teeth will shift as you get older, and having spaces between teeth makes them much more likely to move in unpredictable ways, and faster.

How can I get rid of the gap in my teeth?

There various corrective options for correction of gaps, however orthodontic and cosmetic dental treatment can give the best results.

If you want to know more about Orthodontic treatment or Cosmetic dental treatments in Mumbai then contact us today!