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Yes - implants are expensive. However, in my opinion (a few decades of experience - much with implants). Ideally, once a tooth is extracted and bone grafting completed, you should have the implant procedure time within a reasonable period of time. However, this is not always feasible for people - it's very expensive. So, if you cannothave the implants and crowns one immediately, it is feasible to have the teethe extracted and have a tempoarary appliance fabricated that will prevent the appearance of "sunken face". It is important, though, to have the process supervised by a dentist (ideally a periodontist - a specialist in soft tissues (gums) and supporting alveolar bone oversee the process. This will insure that the resorption of bone is minimized while you save for the implants. if managed properly, generally, an individual can wait following the extractions to save the funds for the necessary implants and expect an outcome that doesn't look like a sunken face of an older person.
Regardless of whether you elect to have implants or a less expensive alternative, such as a removeable partial denture, the "sunken face" appearance can be avoided by a competant dentist. That need not be a concern. manage as best you can in the interim. your appearance will be fine either way, whether you opt for implants (the best option) or a more affordable option such as a removable partial denture. As a cosmetic focused dentist for many years, I've had much experience with both approaches
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