Table 1: Etiology of coronal sinus discharge in a submerged implant.

No. Causes
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Overheating of the drill during osteotomy
Soft tissue entrapment during cover screw placement
Contamination during implant placement surgery
Foreign body lifted at the site of the implant
Implant placed at the site of a previously infected tooth (periapical or periodontal)

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