• A smile is a curve that sets everything right

  • A smile is a curve that sets everything right

  • Smiles are the language of love

  • A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks.

  • A winning smile makes winners of us all

  • A smile takes a moment, but the memory of it lasts forever

  • A smile is the prettiest thing you can wear

  • When you smile, the whole world stops and stares for awhile

Tooth Extraction and Space Maintenance

Tooth loss can happen due to a wide variety of reasons including traumatic incidents. Total or partial teeth replacement can be achieved with the help of restorative appliances. Various kinds of maintainers are also fixed. The main purpose these appliances are to allow normal eruption of teeth. The main categories of space maintainers include fixed space maintainers and removable space maintainers.

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Fixed space maintainers come in 2 categories: Unilateral and bilateral space maintainers.

Unilateral maintainers: These maintainers are usually on one of the sides and replace a single tooth. Unilateral type can be either is of distal shoe type, band & loop type or crown and loop type. Distal shoe type is commonly preferred when the permanent molar has not yet erupted.

Bilateral maintainers: they are normally called as lingual arch. They are supported by the back teeth and are connected by a wire. The wire is located to the back of the incisors. This particular configuration can eliminate the need of 2 unilateral maintainers. Another configuration is known as the Nance space maintainer. This specific maintainer makes use of an acrylic button on a maxillary spacer.

Removable space maintainers: These kinds of maintainers are similar to the orthodontic maintainers. In these appliances, a plastic device is used to prevent any sort of drifting action. Hence, these appliances are quite helpful.

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