Since the ridge is wide, an extra wide implant is placed (Fig.2: 5.9x10 mm with insertion torque >55 Ncm) with one distal thread exposed (<). ^^: apical gap, which will be closed by further implant torquing (as compared to Fig.5 <).
The remaining distal exposed thread is covered by autogenous bone harvested during osteotomy (*). The graft is then covered by collagen dressing, which is held in place by a partially placed healing screw (S). There is clearance from the Inferior Alveolar Canal (yellow dashed line).
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Xin Wei, DDS, PhD, MS 1st edition 01/09/2015, last revision 09/22/2018