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Glossary Definition of Dental Term - Diastema

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Updated: June 6, 2007

Diastema
Photo (c) Tammy Davenport
Definition: A diastema simply refers to the space or gap in between two teeth. With today's technology in orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry, a diastema can be easily corrected.

* Photo of a Diastema

Pronunciation: Di-as-tem-a

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