Restore Your Candidacy for Dental Implants With a Sinus Lift
When patients wanting to receive dental implants have inadequate bone tissue in their jaw. Dr. Stephen J. Malki may recommend a sinus lift to restore their candidacy for this life-changing procedure. A sinus lift adds bone to the upper jaw in the molar and premolar areas. This added tissue can help provide a strong base for dental implants and ensure the success of the operation. Frequently, patients may need both a sinus lift and bone grafting in order to qualify for dental implants. Fortunately, Dr. Malki can perform any preliminary procedures and dental implant surgery all at our River Edge, NJ, office.
What are Sinus Lifts and Why Do I Need One?
When you lose one or more teeth, bone recession often occurs in the gaps left in your smile. If your tooth loss includes one or more molars, you may have also lost some of the bone that supports your sinus cavity. Placing dental implants in that area without sufficient bone tissue could result in damage to the sinus cavity.