9480, boul. Lacordaire, suite 201 St-Léonard (Québec) H1R 0C4

514-321-0321

icon

Diastema Closure

A diastema is an extra space between two adjacent teeth, usually the upper incisors (middle, upper teeth). However, it is also possible to have several diastemas on a dental arch.

Closing a diastema

It’s important to determine the cause of a diastema before minimizing or completely closing it. The causes can include narrow teeth, extra teeth, labial frenulum or hereditary factors.

While an interdental space is not usually problematic, some people prefer to close it for cosmetic reasons. When the cause is more complex, closing a diastema may be a good idea.

Available treatment options

Veneers can fill the gap without changing the position of other teeth. They are strictly used for cosmetic purposes.

Crowns cover a tooth, changing its shape and closing the gap.

Orthodontics is the best solution if the diastema is caused by a complex anomaly.

Change my preferences
+

We use cookies to facilitate your navigation and enable certain features. You can see detailed information about all cookies in each consent category below.

Functional cookies (Required)

These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of our website; that’s why you can’t delete them.

Statistical cookies

These cookies allow us to know the use made of our site and its performance, to establish usage statistics and to determine the volumes of attendance and use of the various elements.

Advertising cookies

These cookies are used to provide visitors with personalized advertisements based on previously visited pages and to analyze the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.

Reject
Confirm my selection
Cookies

This site uses cookies, deposited by our website, in order to improve your browsing experience. For more information on the purposes and to customize your preferences by type of cookies used, please visit our privacy policy page.

Accept all
Manage my preferences