Fig.5: A short abutment (A, 5x3 mm) is used so that it is high enough to hold perio dressing in place; but short enough not to interfere with occlusion. I:  implant; *: perio abscess, which has been debrided.

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Xin Wei, DDS, PhD, MS 1st edition 04/29/2014, last revision 01/19/2018