If you’ve previously had teeth removed, the bone surrounding that tooth is no longer required, so shrinkage occurs. A sinus lift is used to create extra bone structure so that implants can be placed in the mouth’s upper premolar and molar regions.
Our dental professionals will carry out the procedure under a local anaesthetic for your comfort. You will be awake, but the area will be completely numb. For the more complex cases we are also able to provide sedation.
A sinus lift is performed when there is insufficient bone in the upper jaw, or the sinuses are too close to the jaw for dental implants to be put for a variety of reasons, including:
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