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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 117-118

An esthetic space maintainer for future prosthesis in growing patients

1 Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, V. Y. W. S. Dental College, Amravati, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Himachal Dental College, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Amol A Verulkar
Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, V. Y. W. S. Dental College, I/O Model Railway Station, Amravati - 444 602, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/IJDS.IJDS_8_17

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The treatment of congenitally/missing teeth at young age is unique challenges to the dental profession and often requires a coordinated interdisciplinary approach to achieve optimal esthetic and functional results. Space maintainers in orthodontics has widely played key role in early maintenance of space till growth ceases. In growing patients for aesthetics purpose the tooth colored material use provide additional patients compliance till it gets future prosthesis like implants. Here; the article gave unique type of space maintainer for growing patients.

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