When the immediate provisional (Fig.5 P) is seated, bone graft is held in place (<).

At 4.5 months postop, the margin of the provisional is modified so that the gingival margin has a chance to grow coronally (Fig.9 ^).

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Xin Wei, DDS, PhD, MS 1st edition 11/26/2014, last revision 12/22/2018