What is a Space Maintainer? Gilbert, AZ
If a baby tooth is in need of an extraction prematurely your Dentist may recommend a space maintainer. A space maintainer is a metal “loop like” device that may be cemented on to your Childs tooth. This device would help save a space to allow the permanent tooth to come in when it is ready. When the time comes the temporary space maintainer would be removed by the doctor. Space maintainer is a preventative measure recommend by the Doctor to help to eliminate some possible crowding issues that can arise when a baby tooth needs to be pulled before its ready. If you have any questions regarding your or your Childs dental health please don’t hesitate to call us today. Power Ranch Dental (480) 988-2282.