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SPACE MAINTENANCE

TRANSPALATAL ARCH (TPA)

Stabilizes molar position by preventing molar extrusion.

1

NANCE HOLDING ARCH

Prevents arch loss by stabilizing and preventing molars from drifting forward.

2

LOWER LINGUAL HOLDING ARCH

Prevents molars from tipping and maintains arch length.

3

Anchor 1
SPACE MAINTAINER

AKA BAND + LOOP

Prevents movement and maintains space. Commonly used to hold the space of an extracted or unerupted tooth.

4

SPACE REGAINER

Used to regain space after tooth loss.

5

Anchor 2
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