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J Int Assoc Dent Child. 1990 Dec;20(2):62-4.

A transition space maintainer for the adolescent dentition: a case report.

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  • 1Department of Paediatric Dentistry, University of Toronto.

Abstract

Premature loss of teeth in posterior segments of the primary, mixed or permanent dentition may lead to space loss in an anterior-posterior dimension. This article illustrates how a simple, aesthetic and effective space maintainer can be used to prevent space loss in the permanent dentition.

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