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Chapter-12 Space Maintenance in the Primary Dentition

BOOK TITLE: Essentials of Pediatric Dentistry

Author
1. Asnani Kanchan Harikishan
ISBN
9788184487428
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11351_12
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2010
Pages
14
Author Affiliations
1. College of Dental Science and Hospital, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
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Abstract

Space maintenance during the primary dentition years is aimed primarily at the replacement of primary molars to preserve the loss of space or arch length by occlusal drift and proximal drift of teeth also space maintenance begins with good restorative dentistry to strive for ideal restoration of all interproximal caries ensuring that no space loss occurs.

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