Immediate implant placement and delay implement placements


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My lower right first molar needed to be extracted due to the fracture.
I am thinking to replace it with the implant after extraction.
The surrounded bone of the tooth has melted due to the infection.
I had visited few dentists.
One of them suggested to extract it, replace it with temporary tooth and wait 3 months to allow healing then do the implant placement.

Another dentist suggested to do the immediate implant placement after the extraction and if it doesn't hold then leave it 3-4 months to heal with bone grafting.

Is it possible to do the immediate implant placement (with bone grafting) after extraction with my tooth since the surrounded bone has melted?
 
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MattKW

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Extract, allow healing for 3 months, assess for grafting. If necessary then graft, wait further 3 months and reassess.
Immediate implant into a fresh extraction wound rarely has the right bone contours.
 

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