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Are space maintainers suppose to make the new teeth that grow in look like they are decayed?

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Dr. Robert Brodsky
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In brief: NO

If the tooth that the space was saved for erupts stained or decalcified, it is probably because something irritated the tooth while it was forming.
A good guess would be the infected baby tooth whose space was saved by the space maintainer.

In brief: NO

If the tooth that the space was saved for erupts stained or decalcified, it is probably because something irritated the tooth while it was forming.
A good guess would be the infected baby tooth whose space was saved by the space maintainer.
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