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Cooper Owens, DDS Blog

What is a Diastema and How is it Treated?

April 22, 2021

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teeth with a diastema

There’s a good chance you’ve met someone before who had a gap between their two front teeth. Perhaps that person is even you! It’s more common than you may think, but did you know there is an actual name for the condition? It’s called a diastema, and if you’re not a dentist, you’ve likely never heard that word before. Keep reading to learn what causes a diastema and how your dentist can treat it.


Mask Mouth: What It Is, Prevention Tactics, and How Your Dentist Can Help

December 11, 2020

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Over the last nine months, the novel COVID-19 virus has impacted nearly every aspect of our lives, from following stay-at-home orders and practicing social distancing to wearing face masks daily. But now dental teams are beginning to realize another consequence: mask mouth. Fortunately, Dr. Owens is an expert on the matter. In fact, you might have seen him on the local news discussing this prevalent issue. Read on to learn what it is, effective prevention tactics, and how your dentist can help.