Table 1

Timing of surgical procedure, crown placement, and clinical parameters assessmentGroup AGroup B1Group B2

After oral prophylaxisClinical parameters were assessed(1) Clinical parameters were assessed(1) Clinical parameters were assessed
(2) Gingivectomy was carried out(2) Ostectomy with Apically positioned flap was carried
out

3 weeks after surgical procedure and before crown placementClinical parameters were assessed and tooth preparation followed by final prosthesis was madeClinical parameters were assessed and tooth preparation followed by final prosthesis was madeClinical parameters were assessed and tooth preparation followed by final prosthesis was made

6 weeks after crown placementClinical parameters were assessedClinical parameters were assessedClinical parameters were assessed

12 weeks after crown placementClinical parameters were assessedClinical parameters were assessedClinical parameters were assessed