What is a Spacer?

Spacers or space maintainers are appliances that are placed when children prematurely lose a baby tooth or are missing a permanent tooth. Spacers prevent the unwanted movement or “drift” of both baby and permanent teeth. They maintain the ideal space for the developing permanent tooth, thus limiting future orthodontic problems.

Another type of spacer called a “lower lingual holder arch” or LLHA may be indicated in children with crowed lower teeth. A LLHA can help prevent further crowding and is an important aspect in early orthodontic intervention.

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Sedation dentistry is not just for anxiety.

All of your dental work can be done in a single visit in a safe & fun environment.

This type of dentistry is great for those who have anxiety, a low pain threshold, can’t sit still in a dentist’s chair, someone with very sensitive teeth, those with a strong gag reflex or anyone needing an extensive amount of dental work. Patients with special needs due to physical, medical, developmental or cognitive issues also need and deserve special consideration.
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