Space maintainers Part 1: When are space maintainers placed? Types of Space maintainers?

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When are space maintainers placed? Types of Space maintainers?

A joint podcast with orthodontist Dr Andrew Chang and pediatric dentist Dr Diane Tay

Highlights are:

1:30- Are space maintainers always required when a baby tooth is removed?

2:50- Why the age of the child is important when determining the space maintainer management plan.

3:40- Distal shoe space maintainers. Dr Tay and Dr Chang share their thoughts on this and discuss alternate options to manage this.

7:00- Dr Tay shares what considerations to look out for when placing a space maintainer.

9:38: Dr Chang shares his thoughts on when to place a space maintainer and his preferred design.

12:00- Does a space maintainer need to be placed when a 1st primary molar has been removed?

14:55- What types of space maintainers to place if the 1st permanent molar is partly erupted and the 2nd primary molar has been lost?

17:00- Dr Chang shares his thoughts on other indications of space maintainers and timing for placement where need to hold the leeway space, and design of different types of space maintainers and when.

20:00- What are de novo space maintainers?

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