Although there is no bone loss around the implant (Fig.17), metal starts to show 5 years 2 months postop (Fig.18 ^), probably related to the buccal placement, too large the implant for the site or buccal plate atrophy (Fig.19).

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Xin Wei, DDS, PhD, MS 1st edition 08/24/2018, last revision 08/29/2018