What is a sinus lift or sinus augmentation?

What is a sinus lift or sinus augmentation?

I just want a new tooth, but the dentist says I also need a sinus lift. The patient's first question is, "what is that?" Our colleague Dr. Róbert Nagy explains it.

The importance of the maxillary sinus

The maxillary sinuses, located above the upper molars, are actually air-filled holes found in the bones of the face, lined with mucoperiosteum. Sinus lift is needed in case there is not enough bone support to place dental implants.

Bone loss is not a problem anymore

In the case of significant bone loss, the mucoperiosteum of the maxillary sinus is separated from the bone through a small bone window formed with the help of a surgical drill. The bone graft material is inserted between the elevated mucoperiosteum and the bone. Depending on the amount of natural bone, the implant is placed at the same time of the bone grafting procedure or after a few months of healing.

It seems scary, but in fact it is a harmless routine procedure

Even though, the procedure may sound complicated and even scary, sinus lift is one of the best healing bone grafting techniques. It is safe and it can be performed in approximately 30-45 minutes under local anaesthesia.

A gentle lifestyle is required after the dental surgery for about a week until the sutures are removed.

In our dental office, we perform sinus lift surgeries with regenerative or bone graft material. You can find the costs of the procedure here.

The complementary bone grafting surgery can be performed together with the implant placement. In case of significant bone loss, we perform lateral augmentation, extensive three-dimensional bone reconstruction. These special bone reconstruction procedures are priced uniquely, so, we can tell you the exact cost after preliminary examinations.

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