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A 62-year-old male asked:

I was injection numbed up by the dentist to put on the implant abutment. will i be injected again a second time when he puts on the 2 implant crowns?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
No: The healing abutment protrudes from the gingival tissue. It allows your dentist easy access to the implant without having to make an incision.

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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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