When the perio dressing dislodges 7 days postop, the collagen dressing and bone graft are lost as well (Fig.10, as compared to Fig.8).  The lingual exposed plateau should be able to heal normal.  The collagen dressing should have been fixed in place by suture or as simple as a dental floss.

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Xin Wei, DDS, PhD, MS 1st edition 11/27/2014, last revision 05/27/2018