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Black Triangle Correction


A black triangle is the space occurring between two teeth known as an embrasure, which is not completely filled by the gum tissue. This gap between gum and teeth creates the triangular space and it appears black as the darkness of the mouth is visible behind the teeth. A black triangle is not just an aesthetic problem but food and plaque accumulates, further plaque accumulation causes cavities and other severe problems like dental abscesses, etc.


Causes of black triangle:

·         Older age

·         Gum diseases and gingival recession

·         Malaligned teeth and diastema

·         Abnormal restoration and crown placement

Gum diseases are one of the most important factors in black triangle formation, such as

ü  Improper oral hygiene

ü  Tobacco chewer

ü  Pregnancy

ü  Diabetes

ü  Genetics

ü  Medications

ü  Crooked teeth, unable to brush properly

Black triangle can be corrected by dental professionals by interdisciplinary approach by orthodontic treatment or by maintenance of oral hygiene by regular dental visits in yearly basis and regular oral prophylaxis. Other approach also includes surgical and replacement of restoration by maintaining anatomic contours.

Teeth Care Centre
works in the field of aesthetic dentistry and restores the aesthetic and functionality to counteract the patient’s concern in terms of aesthetic and severe blow in self-confidence due to black triangle. The highly dignified and talented professionals perform veneers, composite bonding, invisalign treatment and gum surgery like papilla reconstruction, dermal fillers, gingival mask and hyaluronic acid.