What to Consider when Addressing a Gap in Between Your Teeth

teeth, health, smile, dentistMillions of individuals are looking to have a gap between their teeth reduced. So, it should come as no surprise that there are a number of modern options to choose from. What are some of the most common and what advantages can each offer?

– Dental implants can permanently replace a lost or damaged tooth.

– Braces will be employed to straighten crooked teeth as well as to effectively close gaps.

– Porcelain veneers are great at addressing smaller gaps between teeth.

”Your dentist can refer you to an orthodontist who can discuss a treatment plan with you that’ll effectively close your gap.”

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Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.