Spacing is gaps between teeth or multiple teeth. whereas One of the form of spacing is diastema Spacing can be a result of tongue thrusting, High frenal attachment, Periodontal disease or missing tooth. Spacing between teeth closed with braces or cosmetically with the help of porcelain laminates or metal free crowns.
Gaps Between Teeth
When teeth malformed or missing resulting in spacing, pone should opt for cosmetic correction a as viable option. Cosmetic treatment of spaced teeth is a method of align your teeth and beautify your smile. It is also known as Smile Designing. In this cosmetic treatment, one designs crowns so as to close the gaps between the teeth. Laminates are relatively non-invasive methods of achieving gap closure. They come in different colors, shapes, sizes.
Cosmetic Correction achieved in one day’s time with less visit to dental clinic whereas orthodontically corrected spaced teeth require a year or more. Cosmetic dentistry requires through knowledge of esthetic principles, knowledge of handling superior materials such as rubber base light body, bonding cement. The closure of spacing provides esthetics without compromising the integrity of the tooth.
One day closure of spacing cosmetically involves CAD-CAM technology, metal free materials such as Zirconia, Ceramic or shock absorbable High impact polymerized composite (SAPT.HIPC) to ensure precise fit and translucency. The prosthesis should act as natural teeth.