If a child loses a tooth too soon, Dr. Rachel West Perentis and Dr. Gregory Joseph Perentis may suggest a space maintainer in Greensboro and Durham, North Carolina, to help keep the area open for the unerupted adult teeth. This oral appliance helps act as a guide for the permanent teeth, ensuring they grow into the correct place. Want to learn more? Call Atlantis Dentistry & Carousel Dentistry and set up an appointment with our dentists today!