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When the healing cover of a dental implant is removed by a restorative dentist does he have to cut my gums for the abutment to be well fitted?

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Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Elton Behner
Dentistry

In brief: Possibly

if the gum has grown over part of the healing cap.
A laser works very well for this and usually requires only a topical anesthetic.

In brief: Possibly

if the gum has grown over part of the healing cap.
A laser works very well for this and usually requires only a topical anesthetic.
Dr. Elton Behner
Dr. Elton Behner
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