Interproximal open contacts
Left lateral incisor was extracted due to root fracture. Patient was 31 year old (2011). Flap less hard and soft tissue augmentation was performed to treat socket type 2. After uneventful healing an implant was inserted and restored in 2012. Patient received a night guard. He came in 2016 because of abutment fracture (Zirconium abutment, Richard, it`s your turn to quote Seiler`s paper).
Mesial and distal wide open interproximal contacts. Patient haven`t wore a night guard.
He received a provisional, therapy is in progress. Patient cannot afford orthodontic therapy and really doesn`t care about it.
How often do you experience interproximal contacts opening between single implants crowns and adjacent teeth?