Space maintainers are appliances made of metal or plastic that are custom fit to your child’s mouth. Space maintainers hold open the empty space left by a lost tooth. They steady the remaining teeth, preventing They are small and unobtrusive in appearance.
Most children easily adjust to space maintainers after the first few days. They are more affordable and easier on your child to keep teeth in normal positions with a space maintainer than to move them back in place with orthodontic treatment.