Fig.2: Uncover with insertion of a 4x6.5 mm 0° non-shouldered abutment (A). New bone deposits against the slope of the implant 3 months postop.

Fig.3: New bone forms between the implant and the tooth #18 as the latter is uprighted and distalized (arrow) 6 months of orthodontic treatment with band (B) and open coil spring (*).

Implant as Anchorage

Xin Wei, DDS, PhD, MS 1st edition 02/19/2017, last revision 02/19/2017