Can dental implants be used to replace 1st and 2nd molars?

Question by anonymous: Can dental implants be used to replace 1st and 2nd molars?
A dentist I saw said that it is difficult to place dental implants in the far back of the mouth-especially the 2nd molar region. He said the reason is there is less bone in the far back of the mouth. Is there a way around this? Are dental implants still successfully placed in the 1st and 2nd molar areas of the mouth frequently? I have two 2nd molars on the top right and lower left that may eventually need to be replaced by implants.

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Answer by capacop
be careful about implants because if you get in an auto accident, where normally you would just lose a couple teeth, the person with implants may receive a broken and or shattered jaw, unless the technology has changed since the 90s

and i dunno, sorry lol

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