What Is A Sinus Augmentation?
Sinus augmentation, also referred to as a "sinus lift," is one of the most commonly performed bone grafting procedures for patients with bone loss in the upper jaw.
Sinus augmentation surgery often is recommended when the patient wants to replace teeth with dental implants in the upper arch. Dental implants require a certain amount of bone height to support the base of the implant.
A sinus lift may be an appropriate oral surgery option for a patient who is:
•Missing more than one tooth .
•Missing a large amount of bone in the upper jaw or
•Missing most of the maxillary teeth and need firm anchorage for multiple implants