Can I just Leave a Missing Molar and Not Replace it?
I've had a molar extracted (far back, lower left). I'd like to leave it like that and not get an implant.
1.) I've heard that the other teeth could shift --- how many years does that usually take?
2.) I've also heard the tooth ABOVE it could actually fall out eventually --- how long does THAT take to happen?
3.) Is there a "fake/artificial molar" device I could get? If so, would it be like a "retainer" that fits into my entire mouth, or just on that side?
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