When the definitive restoration is cemented, the margin is short (Fig.10).  Eight days later, the metal exposure is less (Fig.11 ^).  The labial metal exposure appears to be less 3 months post cementation (Fig.13).  The buccal gingival recession is the least at the implant site, as compared to that of the neighboring teeth.  It was opposite preop.

No Crestal Bone Resorption Expected Last Next Xin Wei, DDS, PhD, MS 1st edition 05/09/2014, last revision 12/22/2018