Datatables with editing, buttons not laying out properly

Hi, I am using a modal in BSS which opens based on a click from a datatable and loads information and itself has a datatable that has editing enabled and edit buttons. It all works except for 1 issue - the layout is not quite correct.

I narrowed it down to the dom: “lBfrtip” option in the DataTable definition. If I eliminate the ‘f’ in that option which removes the search box it looks better and does not have the extra spacing. Screen shot included.

Any ideas on what might be wrong?

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