Children may need space maintainers if they lose a tooth early or have a baby (
primary) tooth extracted due to dental decay. If either is the case, it is important to
Dental space maintainers can help keep the space for an adult tooth open if the
baby tooth has been lost too early. Learn about the types of space maintainers ...
Nov 28, 2006 ... If a baby tooth is lost prematurely, you may need a space maintainer to ..... Her
dentist said he will put in a bilateral spacer and it will stay in ...
Mar 29, 2010 ... Let's say a little boy named Johnny with baby teeth and his six year molars lost
his baby second molar (the second tooth from the back after the ...
Jul 16, 2010 ... How Spacers Space Maintainers Look In Your Child's Mouth ... happens if a
space maintainer is not placed after a baby tooth gets extracted.
Now the orthodontist is recommeding she get a spacer while we wait for the adult
"I" tooth to grow in. The baby tooth was a little wiggly (and she ...
Your child may feel uncomfortable with the new spacer for several days after it ...
The spacer is intended to stay in your child's mouth until the new tooth starts to ...
Why are space maintainers needed? Our teeth fit together like books along a
shelf. When a baby tooth is removed early due to extensive decay, infection, ...
An explanation of how premature baby tooth loss can lead to complications with
permanent teeth. How wearing a space maintainer can prevent these problems.
Jul 17, 2013 ... My 5 year old storm baby went to the dentist for a pain in her tooth she had over
the weekend. Poor kid, it was infected and so they pulled it out.