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Paediatric treatments

Space maintainers

The primary molars maintain the space for the permanent teeth. If a primary molar is lost prematurely, fixed or removable space maintainers can take over this important function.

Fixed space maintainer

A fixed space maintainer is made of nonā€allergic stainless steel and permanently attached to the neighbouring teeth. Once the permanent tooth grows into the space, the maintainer will be removed.

Removable space maintainer

A removable space maintainer should be worn at least 14 hrs (mostly during the night). Following the extraction, an impression will be taken and sent to a dental laboratory. The removable space maintainer will be custom made and your child will be able to choose a colour. If desired, a false tooth can be added (aesthetic space maintainer).

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