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How long can I keep my temporary in? Awaiting Implant

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Old 09-16-2003, 09:05 AM   #1
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Post How long can I keep my temporary in? Awaiting Implant

Sorry, just read my previous post and realized it didn't make any sense.

I had tooth #7 extracted 3 months ago and am awaiting an implant. However due to my TMJ I probably have to wait over a year (braces may be in the future). I currently have a temporary bonded to adjacent teeth. My question long can I keep this temporary? My dentist said that if I don't get an implant the gums will continue to recede. My perio said that as long as I push the temporary into the gums (by adding acrylic every 3 months), it will be fine.

Because this is my front tooth I am very very concerned. Please respond if you have had any experience with long term flipper usage or use of a temporary tooth. Thanks!

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