This condition affects both adults and children. In children, gaps may disappear once their permanent teeth grow in. Some gaps are small and.
Find information about a diastema treatment to close teeth gaps. If it is done in an older child or an adult, the space may need to be closed with braces.
Gaps in adult teeth are referred to as diastemas. Diastemas appear most often between the two upper front teeth, though they can occur.
Gaps between baby teeth are very normal. Gaps between adult front teeth often close by.
A diastema (plural diastemata) is a space or gap between two teeth. Many species of mammals have diastemata as a normal feature, most commonly between the incisors and molars. Diastemata are common for children and can exist in adult teeth as well.