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International Journal of Preventive and Clinical Dental Research


Space maintainers play a vital role of preserving arch space following premature loss of primary molars as well as longstanding cases of proximal caries. In day-to-day clinical practice, there exist conditions requiring both a space maintainer for passive space maintenance and a space regainer to solve the problem of space deficiency in different segments of the same arch. Taking this into consideration, the current study describes a modified space management appliance simultaneously acting as space maintainer and regainer.

Keywords: Space maintainer, Space management, Space regainer.

How to cite this article: Chandwani M, Mittal R, Pimpale J, Kumar S. Space Management Appliance in Mixed Dentition: A New Concept. Int J Prev Clin Dent Res 2016;3(4):303-305.

Source of support: Nil

Conflict of interest: None

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