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The maxillary right primary molars were extracted and a Nance space maintainer placed for control of both the maxillary dental midline prevention of mesial drift of the maxillary right first permanent molar.
Median survival time (n months) and fate of 40 band and loop space maintainer appliances.
The only treatment alternative to the distal shoe space maintainer is a removable appliance.
The divisions include: Space Maintainers Laboratories (appliance construction); Success Essentials (ortho/pedo products); The Second Opinion (diagnostic services); SMILE Foundation (educational services); and ATG Dental Practitioner Registry (appliance therapy provider listings).
Basic plan designs provide enrollees with immediate coverage for the most frequently used dental services: examinations, X-rays, fluoride treatments, sealants, space maintainers, cleanings, fillings and simple extractions.
100 percent coverage for all preventative and diagnostic services, except for sealants and space maintainers, which are covered at 80 percent.
SnoreFree(TM) is a new product, invented by a dentist and an orthodontist, and distributed by Space Maintainers Laboratory in Chatsworth, California, which provides the solution for chronic snoring.