The Osteotome Summers technique, developed by Dr. Robert Summers, is procedure that would help to increase the height of bone in a location where due to the close proximity of the maxillary sinus, a implant placement could not be possible to be placed. In order to be a candidate to have this procedure done, the patient needs a minimum of 5 to 7mm of residual bone where the future implant will be placed.
There could be up to two different applications of this technique, which are described here. The first one will be where the implant site will be prepared and created, which had previously had inadequate bone structure for an implant to be immediately placed. The next step will be a surgical procedure, which will add additional augmentation of the bone in which it’s created when the implant is ready to be inserted in place.
If you are looking for more information about this procedure and to find out if it’s the right procedure to help you receive dental implants, you can call the trained staff here at Marylebone Implant Centre. We can discuss in full details about the Osteotome procedure and many others that are being offered here in-house to help ensure that your dental implant is a success.
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, give us a call on 020 3434 2934.