Did you know that having just one tooth extracted can change the entire dynamic of your mouth? The younger you are, the more having that one tooth removed will impact your appearance, your bite, and your annunciation when you speak.
Young people and teenagers should always have some type of dental appliance to keep the other teeth from migrating. This is very important in younger years because continued growth will make the teeth migrate more than it would in a full grown adult. The dental appliance used for most teenagers with just one missing tooth is a spacer, which is a small device that is attached to the teeth on either side of the missing tooth. [Read more…]