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Posted by Bettie on September 08, 2000 at 18:35:56:

In Reply to: question on bridges posted by Martin Eggman on September 08, 2000 at 07:57:35:

I hope it is not true but it maybe. I have had my bridge for 11 years. The neighoring teeth seem fine, but the dentist did tell me that the bridge would last only so long.


I have a cracked upper tooth and the dentist told me that I could go for a crown or an extraction/bridge.
: He recommends the second option since he said the tooth was not in good condition anymore and
: it might just become problematic later on with a crown. My question is I heard bridges destroy the
: two neigbor teeth where the bridge will be attached to in the long run. Anyone can clarify this. I don´t
: want to have three (total) bad teeth in the future. Thanks for any info anyone may have.

: Martin


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