A = Caries and substantial loss of tooth material indicated extraction of first molar.
B = The roots were split to allow atraumatic extraction.
C = The intact septum was used as a reference to position the first round drill.
D = Depending on the bone quality, the site was formed using a tapered drill, bone tap or osteotome.
E = When the implant bed was prepared, the implant was ready to be installed.
F = If the residual space exceeded 2 mm, a bone graft was used to fill the residual space.
G = Baseline radiograph, taken immediately after surgery.
H = A healing abutment was connected to the implant and the flap was closed.
I = Radiograph taken 13 months after surgery showing stable bone level around the implant neck.
J = Intraoral view of the final implant crown.