Tapered taps are used to form osteotomy; the largest one (Fig.3 T: 8x17 mm) barely achieve stability. There is a gap between the tap and one, especially in the upper portion, suggesting that a cylindrical implant of the same diameter should be able to close the gap.

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Xin Wei, DDS, PhD, MS 1st edition 09/25/2015, last revision 11/01/2018