Handling Orthodontic Emergencies The following orthodontic emergencies and their treatments are listed in the order of the least severe to the most severe. Only the most severe emergencies may require...
Spacing or Gaps in Teeth are an indication for Orthodontic treatment. Patients with severe, moderate or even mild spaces should seek orthodontic treatment and obtain space closure to enable healthy periodontium and bone support to the teeth.
Teeth with spacing in the midline is called as Diastema which can be caused due to low frenal attachment. Such patients benefit from Frenectomy procedure after space closing is completed with braces.
Here’s before and after photos of a patient treated with Braces at Coral Orthodontics to correct spaces/ gaps in teeth: