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What type of doctor provides a removable dental space maintainer?

A pediatric dentist or orthodontist can provide your child with a dental space maintainer, if necessary. A removable space maintainer is a device used to keep a space open where a baby tooth has fallen out before the permanent tooth is ready to come in.

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