I did this case for relative. This is a 4.2 x10mm implant that was an immediate placement. There was no perforation of the buccal cortical plate visually, but a CT scan showed that the implant was close to the buccal wall with maybe a half millimeter thick buccal wall remaining. I know they say you should try to have at least one millimeter of buccal bone. I feel caught off guard as I thought I had more then 1mm buccal bone. The middle third is my main concern as I am confident the coronal and apical thirds are solid.
Do you recommend that I remove and redo soon or leave it alone and continue to observe it? The implant has good primary stability and the gingiva is healthy.
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