A 61-year-old male asked:
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implant healing abutments for 2 side-by-side teeth.is there a covering for this area to help me to enunciate sounds better, like a partial nightguard?

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Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
Ask Your Dentist: You haven't given us enough details about the teeth involved and the teeth around them for us to be able to provide an answer. Your dentist may be able to provide the solution to your problem. Best of luck.
Answered on Jun 11, 2015
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Bio-Temps: provisional crown system is used for cases where immediate temporization is indicated. Ask your surgeon for more information.
Answered on Jan 12, 2016
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The answer is yes: After the healing period, your dentist or surgeon will uncover the implant via a small incision (laser) and attach an abutment.
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