No more Sinus Lifting and Bone grafting Procedures !!!!!
What is Sinus Lifting ( SINUS AUGMENTATION ) ?
Maxillary Sinuses are present on either side of the nose . When the bone height is minimal in the premolar and molar region due to long term missing teeth , sinus lifting is done .
The sinus membrane is lifted upwards for gaining space to place the bone graft . . Bone graftings are done by taking bone from other parts of the body like chin, hip etc … Once the bone grafting is done , it takes 6 months for the graft to become a normal bone . After 6 months , the implant is placed . The crown is placed again after nother 6 months . So to Implant and get a teeth , it takes 1 to 1 ½ years.
This how sinus lifting and bone grafting is being done ..
We in Best Laser Dental Clinic and Implant Centre , HAVE STOPPED DOING SINUS LIFTS AND BONE GRAFTS since 10 years because of the following reasons :
COMPLICATIONS OF SINUS LIFTING AND BONE GRAFTING :
- Sinus Infection
- Severe Pain
- Graft failure
- Oro-antral communication / oro-antral fistula
- Tilting or loosening of implants
DISADVANTAGES OF SINUS LIFTS AND BONE GRAFTS :
The cost involved in sinus and bone grafting procedure is very high because of the long duration and multiple visits involved in the procedure
2. Number of visits are more
Sinus lifting procedures involves multiple surgical visits
- Surgery for placing the bone graft
- Surgery for implant placement after 6 months
- Surgery for exposing the implant and placing the abutment and crown after 6 months
3. Surgical procedure has got many de-merits
- The sinus membrane may tear
- Bone grafts taken from hip, thigh or any other region might fail and get infected
- Sometimes , the bone grafts fail to integrate with the existing bone
BASAL IMPLANTS have completely eradicated the sinus lifting and bone grafting procedures .
BASAL IMPLANTS AND TUBERO-PTERYGOID IMPLANTS
Basal implants take support from the cortical bone . The sinus floor is a cortical bone and basal implants are placed engaging the cortical bone to get more stability . .
Basal implants ( Bi-cortical Implants ) are available with many sizes starting from very minimal diameter , So measuring the distance between the sinus floor and bone , the implant size is chosen accordingly .
Mr. Ajantharooban From Canada
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