Widely spaced teeth
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Widely spaced teeth can be a temporary condition related to normal growth and the development of adult teeth. Wide spacing can also occur as a result of several diseases or continued growth of the jawbone.
Teeth - widely spaced
Ask your dentist if braces can help if the appearance is bothersome.
Call your health care provider if
Call your health care provider if:
What to expect at your health care provider's office
An examination of the mouth, teeth, and gums will be done. Other tests that may be done include:
- Last reviewed on 2/22/2012
- Paul Fotek, DMD, Florida Institute for Periodontics & Dental lmplants, West Palm Beach, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.
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This page was last updated: May 20, 2014