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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