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Sinus lift

Implant placement may require elevation of the maxilla.

A sinus lift, as contained in the word lift, is meant the elevation of the upper jaw. The maxillary sinuses are also located in the lateral area of the upper jaw. Sometimes in some patients these are so far down that the root of the tooth is in the maxillary sinus. If you need an implant restoration in the lateral upper jaw and you are affected by this problem, you cannot avoid such a procedure.

As part of a standard oral surgery procedure, a sinus lift raises the floor of the maxillary sinus to make room for the placement of your implant. The bone can thus be elevated and a thickening of the bony sinus floor occurs.

This procedure can take place simultaneously or before a planned implantation. Before the planned sinus lift, we recommend taking a 3-dimensional X-ray. This enables optimal planning of the operation. The sinus lift is a well-tolerated treatment procedure that can be performed on an outpatient basis.

Since this surgical procedure is complex, it is only performed by Dr. med. dent himself. He is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery, has additional specialized training and is perfect for you, as you will benefit from his many years of experience.