I had a done on tooth #9 about five months ago. Two weeks later, the tooth was infected. The performed canal retreatment but the infection did not go away. He then sent me to an oral surgeon to have the tooth extracted.
I went back to my general dentist to ask for his opinion. He said I have to see an to have the tooth pulled. He prepared a temporary bridge and asked me to go back to him after the extraction to have the bridge put in. I now have the and so far, it has not given me any problem yet. I was just wondering if it is okay to place a bridge right after an extraction even if there is an active infection in the tooth. How long does it take before the final will be put in? Any help would be much appreciated.