Does My Back Molar Need to Be Replaced After Extraction?
If you are facing the reality of tooth extraction, you might be wondering about tooth replacement. Even if you are getting a back molar extracted, which from an aesthetic standpoint might not seem like such a big deal, you should still plan on replacing that missing tooth.
Dr. Rami Sater of Rush Creek Dentistry in Arlington, TX advises patients to have any tooth replaced after extraction. Replacing a missing tooth will improve your chewing function—and it will go a long way in protecting your remaining teeth.
Reasons to Replace a Missing Back Molar
Many people think that having a back molar extracted is no big deal; after all, most people won’t even realize ...