Sinus Lifting

The terms “sinus lifting”, “osteoplasty”, “bone grafting” and “augmentation” are often used in dentistry. These are operations to build bone tissue in the area of ​​the alveolar process, which is located on the upper jaw. They are made in order to install dental implants on them. The upper jaw has a structure that is very different from other human bones. This jaw belongs to the air bones. It contains the maxillary sinus (sinus maxillaris), which is the accessory cavity of the human nose. Having a large volume, it occupies almost the entire jaw.

Dental operations for the return of teeth

The terms “sinus lifting”, “osteoplasty”, “bone grafting” and “augmentation” are often used in dentistry. These are operations to build bone tissue in the area of ​​the alveolar process, which is located on the upper jaw. They are made in order to install dental implants on them. The upper jaw has a structure that is very different from other human bones. This jaw belongs to the air bones. It contains the maxillary sinus (sinus maxillaris), which is the accessory cavity of the human nose. Having a large volume, it occupies almost the entire jaw.

Prosthetics must be done on time

Everyone knows that sinusitis is a disease when inflammation of the mucous membrane is created, which is the thinnest in the maxillary sinus. In a person with good health, it should be pneumatized, that is, completely filled with air.

The maxillary cavity has a lower wall, which is very thin, and masticatory teeth are located on it or, as is scientifically, the roots of the upper molars. If for some reason a person has lost his teeth, for example in cases of any injuries, then a dental implantation must be done. Since the thickness of this wall is not enough to install implants, to install ceramic teeth using prosthetics.

The price of sinus lifting is not a cheap procedure, but for high-quality prosthetics in the upper jaw, the amount of bone tissue should be maximum. In medicine, this is called the height of the bone from the lower part of the upper jaw to the maxillary sinus. Another important point is that after the loss of teeth, the bone on which they were attached can atrophy if it does not give in to stress for a long time. According to statistics, 50-60% of cases have a problem, precisely in the sense that bone tissue is not enough for implantation. The cost of sinus lifting can vary depending on the complexity and nuances of the treatment, which can only be said by the dentist at the consultation.

High professionalism of doctors and an attentive approach to each patient

Bone grafting or sinus lifting is done in the following cases:

  1. if in places where you want to install implants there is not enough bone tissue;
  2. implants that need to be installed are larger than 10 mm.

The most popular types of bone grafting are open sinus lift (projection bone height should be less than 8 mm) and closed sinus lift (if height is more than 8 mm).

The main difference between these operations is that with closed sinus lift, additional sinus perforation is not used, and its bottom moves through the bed of the implant. During open sine surgery, a hole is made to access the desired area. For high-quality operation, it must be divided into several stages. This is a consultation with a doctor. He reveals pathologies and conducts all kinds of research. Including about the reaction of the body to drugs. Then comes the x-ray, which determines the height of the bone tissue. Having received all the necessary data, the doctor makes a conclusion. If you follow all the rules, you can successfully restore the dentition. The risk of complications after surgery is minimal, but exists. And in order to protect our patients, our clinic uses only high-quality tools and medications in its work.

The rehabilitation period after surgery becomes about a week, then the sutures are removed. But the patient must follow a few rules. In order not to cause complications. In particular, do not play sports, do not lift weights, cough and sneeze only with your mouth open, so as not to displace the bone material.

 

The author of the article: Svidzinskaya Nadezhda Anatolyevna