Orthodontics is a specialty field of dentistry that diagnoses, prevents and treats irregularities of the teeth and face. Treatment can correct an irregular or “bad” bite, also known as a malocclusion.
A diastema(plural diastemata) is an open space or gap between two teeth. It appears most often between the two upper front teeth (central incisors).
One of the most important aspects of a beautify smile is to clean teeth properly every day. People who do not keep their teeth clean spend more time in orthodontic treatment than those who clean their teeth.
Baby teeth aren’t just for chewing. Each one also acts as a guide for the eruption of the permanent tooth that replaces it. If a baby tooth is lost too early, the permanent tooth loses its guide.