ACCESSIBILITY

Care of Space Maintainers

Care of Space Maintainers

To avoid the cost and time of replacement, please:

  • Avoid sticky sweets, popcorn, ice and or chewing gum.
  • Don't tug or push on the space maintainer with your fingers or tongue.
  • Keep it clean with brushing and flossing.
  • At night carefully clean around all wires, bands and other areas of the appliance, as it tends to trap food.
  • After cleaning, please inspect the appliance carefully for damage.
  • Keep your 6 month check up appointments to monitor oral health and to evaluate the space maintainer to determine when it needs to be removed.