Sinus Lift

When a tooth is removed, the bone shrinks. In the area of the maxillary sinus, there is often not enough bone height below the floor of the sinus to place an implant due to the size of the sinus and shrinkage of the bone after an extraction.

sinus x-ray showing poor bone height

A sinus lift results in increased bone height available for an implant.

A sinus lift results in increased bone height available for an implant.

 

Implant in place with final crown.

sinus lift completed, Implant in place with final crown