Space Maintainer

The Benefits of Space Maintainers for Children

If you had orthodontic treatment as a kid, you might be surprised to learn just how much it has changed in recent years. In the past, orthodontic treatment was generally done during the adolescent or teen years, and often tooth extraction was necessary—especially if crowding was an issue. Today, we have oral appliances known as space maintainers that are used for young children which can help guide the permanent teeth...

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When Should My Child First See the Dentist?

A child’s first visit to the dentist is a milestone, and many parents wonder when it should happen. There are varying recommendations regarding a child’s age for that monumental first visit, and at LN Dental Centre, we recommend bringing in your kids when they are about three years old. At this age, children are usually old enough to sit still in the dental chair and to understand what the appointment...

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