Fig.9:  A Bicon reamer (3 mm in diameter) is used to enlarge the osteotome within the confinement of the septum.  The depth is controled as compared to that of Fig.8 (2 mm pilot drill).  The yellow dashed lines (Fig.9) indicate the osteotomy created by the pilot bur.

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Xin Wei, DDS, PhD, MS 1st edition 03/19/2013, last revision 07/30/2013