Braces: Will the gaps be filled? (photo)
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Fixing Black Triangles Between Teeth
You are very astute. The black triangles are being caused by the triangular shape of your teeth and the receded gum tissue. You have two or three options or combination of options. This case will probably require some input from another doctor besides the orthodontist. You can slenderize the teeth to make them more rectangular (less triangular) and move them together. This will eliminate some of the black triangle but probably not all. You can then do composite bonding to eliminate the rest of the black triangle or you might also be able to do a Pinhole Surgical Technique to eliminate the remainder of the black triangles.
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