Reducing the Gap

Gap tooth

Reducing the Gap

If you recognize yourself smiling less or feeling self conscious about smiling because of the gap in your teeth, we can help. Hicks Dental Group has immense knowledge when it comes to closing the gap in your teeth for citizens in the Prescott, Arizona area. We are focused on healthy cosmetic dentistry to benefit you and your loved ones.

Gap Causes

Although celebrities have made gapped teeth a popular trend in some aspects, there are still concerning reasons that cause normal gapped teeth. These include:

  • Periodontal disease
  • Mismatched size between jaw bone and the teeth
  • Incorrect Swallowing Reflex
  • Thumb sucking

However a gap occurs, it is important to get your teeth checked out to ensure that they are structurally healthy.

Treatment of a Gap

If the negative effect of having a gap in your teeth is outweighing the positivity of your smile, then here are some ways that you can correct this.

  • Braces
  • Crowns
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dentures
  • Implants
  • Retainer/Orthodontics
  • Teeth Gap Bands
  • Veneers

With the various treatment options of cosmetic dentistry to improve your smile, we can determine what is best for your unique needs. Differences in treatment vary between cost, amount of visits to the dentist, long-term lasting effects, and structural aspects.

Hicks Dental Group loves to provide a healthy, aesthetically pleasing look when it comes to your smile. Whatever the type of cosmetic dental services you are looking for, we are excited to help! If you have questions about cosmetic dental services, closing the gap in your teeth, or other oral health needs we are happy to discuss the best fit for you. Come see us today in Prescott, Arizona to be on track for the beautiful smile you desire!


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