I have a general question regarding healing caps vs healing abutments since evidence and philosophies change over time. I attended an intermediate hands-on class and there were implant representatives there as well. I thought it was interesting that one of the representative said to one of the other students to always place a healing cap and bury the implant for a 2-stage surgical approach because the patient might use a healing abutment to chew on, thereby shifting the implant. Is there evidence that this happens? I have done it both ways depending on how confident I felt about the primary stability of the implant and tissue health. What is the current consensus out there? I did not get a chance to talk to that representative about his statement.
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