Spacers For Teeth
In Holladay, UT
If your child’s baby teeth are not properly aligned, then it will be good to consult with Village Dental. They can offer various types of space maintainers that will aid in the eruption of their permanent teeth. They take all the right steps in applying space maintainers correctly so your child achieves a better smile when they become adults.
Band And Loop Space Maintainer
to Avoid Tooth Crowding
A Band and Loop space maintainer is applied to a patient to prevent future crowding of the teeth. This is precisely applied when an individual loses their first primary molar. The Band and Loop will create enough space for the second premolar to erupt properly.
Crowded teeth can cause a lot of problems for a patient, not only is it not aesthetically appealing but it may create difficulties in performing oral functions. Continuously biting with crowded teeth can cause trauma to your teeth and cause pain in your jaw area.
Space Maintainers can also be used in the following:
- Early Loss Of Primary Teeth
- Missing permanent Teeth
Village Dental has a highly skilled dentist in Dr. Michael G. Rasch. With over 17 years of dental experience, he has been taking care of all the oral health needs of families in the Holladay area. He also has a highly-skilled and well-trained staff to make sure all patients are provided with excellent dental care.
For A Better Looking Smile
Dental space maintainers are part of a long orthodontic process that will align your teeth properly. Having crowded teeth can make it difficult to clean your teeth properly. This can lead to tooth decay and other dental diseases. It is important to consult your orthodontist if you notice early signs of crowding.
Aside from dental space maintainers, Village Dental has other services that can improve the look of your and promote good dental hygiene as well. Here are the options you can choose from:
- Teeth Contouring
- Teeth Whitening
Spacers For Kids
for A Better Smile In The Future
Dentists prepare children for orthodontic treatment by inserting space maintainers in particular areas of the teeth. Space is vital during the process of orthodontic treatment since there will be a lot of movement in the mouth. Crowded teeth could cause complications during this process.
There are different types of space maintainers, and each type has its unique procedure and effect. Here is the overview of the process of putting on spacers for orthodontic treatment.
- Analyze the areas with potential crowding
- Get the measure measurements of participating teeth
- Create space maintainer through the dental lab
- Cement the space maintainer in place
Village Dental is the perfect choice if you want your children to have well aligned teeth for that perfect smile. If you want to have your child’s teeth checked to make sure they achieve the perfect c-shaped tooth alignment, call us at 801-277-1916 to schedule an appointment with Village Dental.