Sinus Lift Procedures at Marylebone Implant Centre

The Sinus Lift procedure, also referred to as the Lateral Window Technique, is typically performed when there isn’t enough bone in a patient’s upper jaw to have dental implants fitted. due to the close proximity to the maxillary sinus.

The Maxillary Sinuses tend to enlarge during our life – we call it Pneumatisation of the sinuses. Also, when an upper molar is extracted or as a result of Periodontal (Gum) Disease, severe bone resorption may happen in the area.

Why Patients May Require a Sinus Lift Procedure

As a combination of all these factors, there may be insufficient bone in order to place Dental Implants in the Posterior Maxilla. In this case, a Sinus Lift may be performed in order to enhance bone volume in that area.

In this procedure the surgeon would open a small window on the sinus wall, carefully detach and lift the Schneiderian Membrane and insert Bone Graft material into the treatment area. This technique may be combined with dental implant placement or undertaken in a two-stage approach. In this case, the implantologist may need to wait up to 6-9 months for the bone to mature before placing the implants.

An Unmatched Quality of Service

Our very high success rate surpasses commonly accepted standards for dental implants. A primarily contributing factor to this is our very thorough initial assessment of each patient, which includes an interview, clinical examination, CT scan and further X-ray analysis.

All Treatments are Performed by Fully Accredited Professionals

All of our dentists are registered with the GDC, while our treatment is all approved under BDA, GDC and UK standard guidelines. To find out more about any of the services we provide, and why we should be your first choice if you’re looking for a dentist to carry out dental implants, contact us today.

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