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A 63-year-old male asked:

what typically happens during the first dental visit at restorative dentist after implant placed and osseointegrated by periodontist? crown needed.

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Dr. Joel Teig
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Skilled treatment: You don't say how long of a time after the implant was placed, but it should be at least 4-6 months after the implant is placed before the dentist works on the implant. At the first visit, the dental removes the overlying screw, screws in the post and takes impressions of the area to help plan for the crown.

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