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How to Get Rid of a Gap in Teeth

Our maxillary labial fraenum is the one responsible for attaching the top lip to the upper portion of the gum. If in the slightest instance that your maxillary labial fraenum is abnormally low, that would be a cause of gapped front teeth in the upper jaw. Commonly called as maxillary diastema, is a condition wherein the affected fraenum is attached so low on the gum-line that it keeps your front two teeth apart.

It is very important to fix this kind of problem as this may cause a tooth misalignment. When your two front teeth start to have a gap, it will leave a very small and insufficient area for the other set of teeth. Now that ain’t going to be pretty. That is because the second (for some this is the first) big concern for someone who has gapped teeth is self- consciousness. People who have this condition may lose self esteem. Some may even feel embarrassed. Luckily, there are ways on how to get rid of these gapped teeth and bring back that perfect smile where it belongs to.

Compressor bands

These bands are also called Teeth Effects. They are unique and specialized bands that will try to compress your teeth together. These bands will provide you the essential pull that your teeth need as necessary while steering them in the right direction. First and foremost, check and read the instructions first before using it. Generally, you will need to use just one band at a time. With one band on your index finger and your thumb, stretch it slightly and slide it so that the band will wrap itself to the two affected teeth. This will just take you a few seconds to accomplish. For first timers, you may have to use a mirror to get it done perfectly but ones you get the hang of it, it will be a breeze. Use on band per day and remove them while you’re eating and brushing your teeth. As soon as you will some pressure and sensitivity, that’s the time you’ll know that it’s working.


Visit an orthodontist and see if you are a perfect candidate for braces. Braces will eventually move your teeth in the right direction as a result of force and pressure on them. With the help of the springs or rubber bands that are connected to the arch wires and brackets, your teeth will be forced to move in a specific direction. Braces will provide a constant pressure on your teeth but in a slow manner. This may last for a year or two depending on the severity of the gap or any other teeth condition that you might have. It may be very painful every after adjustment sessions and it will be hard to chew your food but you will get used to it. This will also cause you to spend a lot of money for maintenance as you will be visiting your dentist once in a while to adjust the wires. However, you will be guaranteed that all gaps will be out of sight after this.

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