Figure 3: (a) The patient was missing the left maxillary posterior teeth, while the cuspid was deemed to be nonrestorable. (b) After the cuspid implant placement, a large semilunar gap remained. (c) No grafting was done and the soft tissues loosely sutured around the canine healing abutment. (d) This radiograph was taken at the 1 year follow-up and shows excellent bone healing. (e) A clinical photo corresponding to the radiograph in [Figure 3]d.