Re: Diasthema ???

Scott D Frank (
11 Apr 1995 04:44:29 GMT

: As for a gap between the two incisors of the maxilla, many people
: have that today. I don't know where it originated or which population
: has this as a predominate feature. I had one that was corrected.
: I am of french, german and scottish descent. I have heard that
: certain Near Eastern cultures view this as a gift from Allah and
: the person with this is blessed.
: Anyone else heard of any info on this subject? I'd be interested
: to hear...
: Joni
I've got such a gap, a sort of demi-maxilla. And my canines really do
fit qute nicely into it. I'm of German-Russian (Jewish) descent, if that
means anything....