Diastema is a medical term for the space between teeth; Urdu meaning is (دانتوں کے درمیان خالی جگہیں) it can develop between any of your teeth. However, it is most noticeable when there is a space between your upper front teeth due to its position. When a person's teeth are too tiny for the jaw bone, spaces might develop. As a result, the teeth are too far apart. Genetics can influence the size of your teeth and jaw bone. Therefore diastema can run in families.
A visible gap between teeth is the only sign of a diastema; the space can form between any of your teeth.
Spaces between teeth can occur because of the following reasons:
Treatment for a diastema may or may not be required depending on its underlying cause. The most common treatment for spaces between teeth include:
If the space between teeth is due to genetic reasons, then it can not be prevented. There are, however, some precautions you can take to reduce your chances of getting one: