Can I have just one implant to replace two missing teeth?

I am a 65 year old male and have had crowns fitted to both top centre front teeth for the last forty years, with fairly regular failures and re-fits. I have been told by my dentist that future re-crowns would not be possible, he suggested implants. My question is. Could one single implant support my two top centre front teeth? At present both teeth are crowned, but one crown had broken off (made my own temp repair with super glue).
If two adjacent teeth are fixed to on implant, would the implant be central to the gap, and would this be as sound as having two independent implants?
Regards, David
Hello there. I believe that 2 implants would be better. If you go for 1 implant it will look better if the one implant is placed in the position of the root of one of the teeth and the bridge cantilevered rather than it placed centrally. Hope this helps and good luck
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