The black shadow, which is less obvious when the provisional is removed, is partially due to buccal placement (Fig.19) and partially due to buccal atrophy over a period of 10.5 months postop.  White and black arrowheads define the buccal and lingual boundaries, respectively.

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Xin Wei, DDS, PhD, MS 1st edition 01/14/2015, last revision 11/04/2018