How does gum tissue heal for non-socket openings? (photo)
Doctor Answers 1
The human body is an amazing machine! That area will fill in over time. The gum will fill in more from the middle,remodel and smooth over, but unfortunately, because you no longer have a natural tooth there, that gum will not grow any higher to then fill in the area in between the implant and the tooth behind it. Because of that, there might be a little space between those teeth at the gumline.
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