A space maintainer is a custom dental appliance made by a dentist or orthodontist in acrylic or metal, which is used to hold space for permanent teeth to move into place.
Common CDT codes for Space Maintainers:
-  Space maintainer - Fixed - unilateral
-  Space maintainer - Fixed - Bilateral - Maxillary
-  Space Maintainer - Fixed - Bilateral - Mandibular
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