membrane exposure after implant placement

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    Dear Frenz

    I, m facing an issue with one of my case I hv placed an implant in the maxillary posterior region grafted the site and have use double membrane (periocol) the membrane was not exposed till the third day after surgery and on fourth day after surgery the membrane got slightly exposed there also some edema present at the placement site . patient is diabetic so cant prescribe the steroids to him for the edema .Im atthaching the intra oral Image of the same .Kindly let me what to do now .


  • I would prescribe  an antibiotic and a periodontal dressing for 2 weeks. Is Periocol membrane resorbable or non-resorbable?

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