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Will a Sinus Lift Change My Appearance?

Posted on 4/1/2024 by Weo Admin
Close up of a beautiful smileA sinus lift, sometimes called sinus enhancement, is frequently carried out in advance of impending dental implants placed in the top jaw. A sinus lift aims to raise the bone height in the posterior maxilla (upper jaw) by increasing the sinus membrane and placing bone graft material underneath it.

Localized Method

The sinus lift is a surgery targeting the upper portion of the jaw region where artificial teeth are to be surgically inserted. The surgery does not entail any changes to the connective tissues or characteristics of the face; instead, it addresses the bone architecture underlying the sinus cavity.

Modest Alterations

The elevation of the posterior maxilla bone may somewhat expand due to a sinus lift, but overall, the appearance of facial changes is usually mild and restricted to the region surrounding the cavities of the sinuses and upper jaw. These modifications hardly ever impact the general facial profile and are invisible to others.

Put Function First

By offering sufficient bone support, a sinus lift aims to increase the lifetime and success of dental implants. The goal of the surgery is not to change the visual appeal of the face but rather to restore overall dental performance.

Combining With Dental Implants

Dental implants are typically placed into the freshly formed bone following a successful sinus lift. The implants are designed to mimic the appearance and feel of healthy teeth that can be used for artificial teeth accessory points such as crowns or the placement of permanent dentures.

A sinus lift is an excellent and safe surgery technique for improving the success rates of placing dental implants in the upper part of the jaw while minimizing changes to the general features of the patient. Speaking with our experienced oral and maxillofacial surgeon will provide insight into how a sinus lift would mediate your specific case. Call our office today to arrange a consultation.

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