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I had a lower front tooth to fail. My dentist recommended an

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I had a lower front tooth to fail. My dentist recommended an implant. during the course of implant installation, he said removal of an adjoining tooth was required. He removed the tooth and during the healing process, the adjoining tooth on the other side absessed requiring removal of the tooth and the implant. I now have three front lower teeth missing. My dentist recommends removing a 4th tooth and installing a 4 tooth span fixed bridge. I am concerned about that the forces and moments on the abutment teeth would be to great and cause failure. What do you think?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrPhilMD replied 1 year ago.
any other medical problems or take any medicines?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  DrPhilMD replied 1 year ago.
Yes, I agree James.
It will put pressure on the adjacent teeth
But what choice do you have?
Expert:  DrPhilMD replied 1 year ago.
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