Children’s Space Maintainers in Henderson, NV

Save space for adult teeth at Hello Kids Dental and Orthodontics.

Dental Space Maintainers for Children

Prevent crooked teeth with this budget-friendly solution.

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Sometimes children lose their primary (baby) teeth before they have a chance to fall out naturally. When this happens, the other teeth may shift out of place and become misaligned. Dental space maintainers do just that – they maintain the space between the teeth surrounding the gap so they don’t move.

Space maintainers are custom-made to fit your child’s mouth perfectly. They are comfortable and affordable and may prevent the need for orthodontic treatment in the future. Once your child’s adult tooth starts to come in, we can remove the space maintainer safely.

How do we do it?

  • We take a scan of your child’s mouth to capture the perfect fit
  • We send the scan off to a lab, and they create the space maintainer
  • We have your child try on their new appliance to make sure it fits
  • We monitor your child’s tooth development as they grow
  • We remove the space maintainer when the child’s adult tooth begins to come in

Benefits of Dental Space Maintainers

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Save Space

Space maintainers maintain the space between two or more baby teeth which allows permanent teeth to come in correctly.

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Not Permanent

Your child will only need the space maintainer until the adult tooth begins to come in.

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No Discomfort

Because space maintainers are custom-made, there is no discomfort and your child should get used to them quickly.

FAQ about Space Maintainers

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Meet Our Children’s Dentists

Dedicated to creating a caring environment.

Dr. Harris Dentist at Hello Kids Dental & Orthodontics Inspirada in Henderson NV
Dr.Kelly Harris

Pediatric Dentist.

  • Kelly is originally from the Bay Area and has a deep connection to Las Vegas, where she met her fiancé during her residency.

  • She is passionate about healthy nutrition and good oral hygiene habits, which she believes are foundational for lifelong health. Her silliness and team-oriented approach make her a favorite among her young patients and colleagues.

  • In her free time, Kelly enjoys yoga, outdoor activities, trying new restaurants, and dreaming of living abroad in Europe or Japan.

Dr. Leilani Friesen Pediatric Dentist at Hello Kids Dental & Orthodontics Inspirada
Dr. Leilani Friesen

Pediatric Dentist.

  • Dr. Friesen is originally from Oahu, Hawaii, but studied and trained in dentistry right here in Las Vegas
  • Dr. Friesen’s expertise, dedication to patients, and commitment to professional growth make her an invaluable addition to our dental family
  • Beyond dentistry, Dr. Friesen embraces family time and outdoor adventures, crafting a life as vibrant as the smiles she creates
Dr. Cale Forgues

Orthodontist.

  • Dr. Cale Forgues brings a touch of Canadian charm to our practice, originally from Ottawa. Having made the U.S. his home since starting university in 2006, Dr. Forgues embraces a multicultural perspective.

  • Dr. Forgues’s outgoing personality is contagious. He not only creates beautiful smiles but also actively interacts with patients, building an atmosphere of enthusiasm for their orthodontic journey.

  • An avid golfer and a proud dad to three energetic Vizslas, Dr. Forgues finds solace in the great outdoors! He loves hiking and playing fetch with his furry companions.

Dr. Cale Forgues Orthodontist in Henderson NV

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Current Offers

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$99 NEW PATIENT SPECIAL

Includes comprehensive exam, X-rays, and cleaning.

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FREE ORTHODONTIC CONSULTATION

Includes comprehensive evaluation with digital 3D scan.

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Hello Kids Dental & Orthodontics in Henderson, NV

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