Implant threads were exposed buccally and lingually when the implant was placed equigingivally proximally.  Two buccal accessory incisions were made.  The flap was raised with scoring the periosteum underneath, advanced downward (as shown in Fig.3 arrow) and sutured to the lingual papilla.  The buccal exposed threads are covered, return to main article

Xin Wei, DDS, PhD, MS 1st edition 11/13/2011, last revision 11/13/2011