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What Benefits Come from a Sinus Lift?
Posted on 1/30/2019 by Rodney Rastegar
If you are interested in getting replacement dental implants for your upper teeth, you need to meet specific requirements. The upper jawbone is intimately affected by the sinus wall, and this is why sometimes you can feel tooth pain when your sinuses are congested from a cold. Sinus lift surgery can help you prepare for dental implant surgery. What is a Sinus Lift?To have a successful tooth replacement surgery, you need to have enough bone so that we can add a dental implant. When you have lost bone mass due to periodontal disease, trauma, and missing teeth, you could experience bone resorption. The upper jaw is challenging because of the proximity of the maxillary sinus wall, a space that sits right above the root of your upper teeth. A sinus lift surgery is a procedure that increases the bone mass in the upper jaw to allow room for dental implants. Benefits of a Sinus LiftTo diagnose the need for a sinus lift surgery, we will take x-rays and determine if you are a good candidate for this procedure. The x-rays will show our surgeon the condition of the bone surrounding the missing teeth. When you come in for the procedure, we will get you numbed using a local anesthetic. Our surgeon makes a small incision to expose the bone in the spots where your teeth used to be and place bone grafting material in the empty spaces to raise the sinus floor. These materials will fuse with the natural bone as you recover during the next several months. Once the grafting material is added, our surgeon closes the incision. The recovery takes time and depending on the person can last up to 12 months. Once the grafting material completely fuses with the natural bone, it will allow our surgeon to add new dental implants without having the sinus wall to worry about....
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What Benefits Come from a Sinus Lift?
1/30/2019
Unusual TMD Symptoms You May Notice
1/20/2019
Times Where an Oral Splint is Necessary
12/30/2018
Things to Understand About Your Wisdom Teeth
12/20/2018
Reasons Why Your Body May Not Accept a Dental Implant
11/30/2018
Problems That Stem from a Fractured Jaw
11/20/2018
The Connection Between Gum Chewing and TMJ Pain
10/20/2018
What Jaw Pain on Only One Side Really Means
9/30/2018
What Can Be Done to Help Improve the Chances of a Successful All-on-4 Procedure?
9/20/2018
Do You Know Why Your Jaw Can Hurt Even Days After an Accident?
8/30/2018
Dangers of Retreating a Root Canal That Failed
8/20/2018
Does Lack of Sleep Affect Your TMD?
7/20/2018
Uncommon Reasons Your Jaw May Hurt
7/10/2018
You Need to Keep Infection Symptoms in Mind Following Any Oral Surgery Procedure
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