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I have decay beneath a 3 tooth bridge [molar.premolar + one]

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I have decay beneath a 3 tooth bridge [molar.premolar + one] can this be repaired or am I to eventually to lose the teeth ?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Thanks for this question

It depends on how deep the decay is. If the decay has ruined the teeth that support the bridge then you will likely lose the teeth.

If the decay is shallow, you may just need a new bridge or sometimes even a filling can be placed around the bridge.

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