Will my teeth move if I get a molar extracted and wait a year to get the implant put in?
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Tooth movement before implant placement
After an extraction it is common for teeth to shift if there is nothing to hold them in place. This varies among individuals so it's hard to say just how much shifting will occur. There are temporary solutions to help keep your teeth from shifting and your dentist should be able to help you with that. Unfortunately, most dental insurance companies will consider any extractions prior to getting the policy a pre-existing condition and not help you with the cost of the implant.
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