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
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 ... How Dental Space Maintainers (Spacers) Work.
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, ...
May 28, 2014 ... If your child lost a baby tooth early or had to get it removed because of decay ...
orthodontic device (usually acrylic) or a cemented metal spacer.
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.
An explanation of how premature baby tooth loss can lead to complications with
permanent teeth. How wearing a space maintainer can prevent these problems.
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Jun 8, 2014 ... A demonstration on how to do a chair-side space-maintainer in about 5 minutes
on a cooperative child, by Dr. Ammar Idlibi, a Board Certified ...
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Oct 19, 2010 ... Spacers are circular rubber bands that create space in between the teeth. Watch
as Amy, Dr. Powell's Assistant, puts the spacer between ...
Sometimes, primary (baby) teeth are lost prematurely due to trauma or decay. ...
or “spacers” are inserted as placeholders until the permanent teeth are ready to ...