Widely Spaced Teeth is one of the commonly happening conditions that affects kids mostly where there is an evident gapping in the teeth. For kids this is a temporary condition and is replaced with teeth falling off. The symptoms here are visible gapping between the teeth, especially the front teeth. In most cases, they would also have issues with food constantly getting stuck in the teeth.
HOW IS WIDELY SPACED TEETH DIAGNOSED?
An examination of the mouth, teeth, and gums will be done. Other tests that may be done include:
• Dental x-rays
• Facial or skull x-rays
HOW IS WIDELY SPACED TEETH TREATED?
Widely Spaced Teeth in children usually close as they grow. In cases where the jaw bone keeps growing, spaces between teeth do not disappear. In such cases braces may be prescribed to bring teeth closer and seal the gaps. Other dental improvements like implants, bridges and crowns may help in improving appearance of Widely Spaced Teeth
DID YOU KNOW?
People with such Widely Spaced Teeth should floss regularly as food gets stuck in between, which in the future can lead to various dental issues.