When I was 14 I was in a bad jet ski accident and really messed up my teeth. My front 2 teeth were shoved completely into my gums and i lost my number 10 tooth. I had braces on at the time which saved most of the teeth. What they did was pull them down, put in a bunch of stitches and put the braces back on. I was without a tooth for some time while it healed and then they put a bridge on for the #10 attached to the #11 tooth. It has been 14 years since the accident and the bridge and everything was going fine. We have been watching the resorption of the 2 upper middle teeth as they have been slowly dying. Now i have pain in on of my front tooth and from the x-ray we can see that there is not much root left and is about dead. What my dentist is recommending is to pull the 2 front teeth. Take out the old bridge tooth and do a new bridge all the way across the 2 front teeth, so in essence a 5 unit bridge. Is this what would be recommended, or would implants be the way to go?
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