Are Gaps Between Front Teeth Hereditary?

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Gaps in front teeth, also known as diastema, can be hereditary.  If your parents have gaps, you may inherit them.

Genetic factors play a significant role in dental spacing.  Family history often influences the likelihood of having gaps.

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Diastema can also result from other factors like Jaw size, Tooth size, and habits like Thumb-sucking.

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Orthodontic treatment can correct gaps in teeth. Braces and aligners are common solutions.

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Regular  dental checkups can help address and manage diastema early, ensuring a healthy, confident smile.

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