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Forgot cover screw: what are my options?

Last Updated February 21, 2017
Reviewed By:  OsseoNews Team

I placed an implant and did GBR. Unfortunately I forgot to place the cover screw. Patient is returning the next day for a follow up. I am thinking that I should uncover the implant and place the cover screw. I am afraid this will disrupt the normal healing process. Are there any other options?

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