130 Pondfield Road, Suite 6, Bronxville, NY 10708
Existing Patients:
(914) 432-4004
New Patients:
(914) 290-6620

Dental Space Maintainers in Bronxville

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Sometimes, due to tooth decay or a traumatic injury, a child may lose a primary tooth early, before the permanent one underneath is ready to come into place. When this happens, the dentist will consider the best way to hold the space left by the baby tooth in order to maintain a clear path for the succeeding adult tooth. While not every situation where a baby tooth is lost early needs an intervention to maintain the space, many times a small dental appliance known as a space maintainer is required to make sure the permanent tooth does not become crowded out of the dental arch or impacted by shifting adjacent teeth.

Space maintainers are fixed or removable appliances that are designed to keep the integrity of the space left by the lost tooth. Simple and comfortable to wear, the type and design of your child’s space maintainer will be determined by our dentist. Once the permanent tooth begins to emerge, a space maintainer is no longer necessary.

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130 Pondfield Road
Suite 6
Bronxville, NY 10708
Existing Patients: (914) 432-4004
New Patients: (914) 290-6620