Disliking Your Diastema: When a Gap in Your Smile Makes You Frown
What do Madonna, Elton John, Condoleeza Rice, 50 Cent and David Letterman all have in common? Here's a clue⸺just imagine these well-known faces as they smile. They all have a dental condition known as diastema, which is nothing more than a prominent gap between their teeth. The gap can vary in width from person-to-person and is usually centred, appearing between the central incisors of the upper jaw. Diastema is a common occurrence, and whether you want to have it altered is entirely a personal matter.