What are Space Maintainers?

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How It Works

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Frequently Asked Questions

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They prevent adjacent teeth from shifting into the space of a lost tooth, avoiding misalignment and more complex orthodontic problems.

This depends on the individual case but generally until the permanent tooth is ready to emerge.

Initially, there may be some minor discomfort, but children typically adjust quickly.

Ensure good oral hygiene, avoid sticky foods, and maintain regular dental visits to keep the space maintainer in good condition.