Bilateral space maintainers: a 7-year retrospective study from private practice.


PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to report survival times and problems encountered with bilateral space maintainers placed over a 7 year period. METHODS Charts were reviewed for all patients who had bilateral space maintainers placed between January 1, 1996 and December 31, 2003. Appliance lifetime and problems encountered were recorded and assessed… (More)


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