How long would you recommend to wait to have a bridge fitted following a tooth extraction?

How long can I wait to put a bridge after my tooth got extracted? It seems that the tooth next to it has moved because I felt the bump on the gum. It has been 4 months now.Thank you.
I usually wait 4-6 months so you should be able to start now
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April 29th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
Daniel Says :

HI Can you tell me if a tooth is removed, can a bridge be fitted instantly or do you need to wait 6 months,

April 29th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
Lucinda Says :

You usually should wait for about 6 months – a temporary bridge is often made for this interim period – obviously at a cost

May 26th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
Jana Says :

hi i currentlyhave a 3 unit bridge from my front tooth and tooth next to fang i lost the other front tooth wen i was 16 . i recently had an accident at work and my new bridge of -3years was broke as a result aswell as the tooth that its joind to my dentist gave me a root cananl and a tepory but nowhas told me i will need a 4unit bridge as i wneed to loose that tooth as its snapped at the root as was told this after weeks of treatment, 2months later im stuck with the original broken tooth with rootcan and a 3 unit tempbridge over it am having trouble having my work fund this can u help? and what would be the costs to remove the tooth and create a 4unit bridge? am unhapy as the same dentist whitened my teeth prior to this now i have this problem is there a payment plan i could do?

May 27th, 2011 at 08:47 PM
Lydia Says :

I have an number of loose teeth in my upper jaw which I need to address. Effectively, I have a bridge in the upper jaw between the two canini teeth 13to 23 with 4 pontics. Upper left teeth 24,25 & 26 are also bridged and areloose. Upper left 27 and 28 are missing. Upper right teeth 14 and 15 are also loose. Upper right teeth 16,17 and 18 are missing. All teeth numbers are per the ISO 3950 ( FDI ) numbering system. I have already approached a dentist and he suggests that I have all upper teeth removed and have 6 implants with 12 crowns. Preferably, I would like to retain the front bridge andhave implants either side with 3 crowns on each side. Should it help I havexrays of my teeth. Please advise. Best Regards

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