What Is A Sinus Lift? | Dental Art Implant Clinics

What Is a Sinus Lift?

Sinus lift is a surgical procedure used to provide additional bone in the mouth in the space between the upper jaw and the sinuses. As the name suggests, the membrane of the sinus is moved upwards (or lifted) to make room for the additional bone. 

Why Is Sinus Lift Needed?

The procedure is required if there's not enough natural bone to place dental implants in the section of the upper jaw. Additionally, if the patient’s sinuses are too close to the jaw to be able to successfully place dental implants, a sinus lift procedure might be required as well.

  • Lack of Natural Bone Is Caused By:

  • Natural bone shrinkage due to missing teeth;

  • Periodontal (gum) diseases;

  • An injury or trauma to the jawbone or face;

  • Facial development defects.

  • Do I Need a Sinus Lift?

    If you are interested in getting dental implants in the upper section of your jaw and you lack natural jawbone or your sinuses are too close to the jaw, you might require a sinus lift procedure. After visiting our dental experts it will be determined if this procedure is required.

  • Is Sinus Lift Common?

    Yes – a sinus lift procedure is quite common for dental implant patients. We are doing these procedures every week at our clinics.

  • What Is the Sinus Lift Procedure?

     

  • Our surgeons will cut the gum tissue to expose the bone underneath. A small circle will be cut into the bone to create a “path” to the sinus. 

  • The membrane is then lifted into the created sinus cavity and the hole that had been opened is filled with bone grafting material. Afterwards, the operated gum is sutured closed and is left to heal for several months.

  • After the procedure, you may experience some swelling, discomfort and in rare cases – bleeding, however, this is normal. You will also need to take care not to blow your nose frequently or sneeze too often if possible as this can affect the recovery.

How Much Does Sinus Lift Cost?

Click below to see a full list of our sinus lift treatment prices!

Sinus Lift Prices

Sinus LiftFrom £1149

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295 King street, Hammersmith, London, W6 9NH

East Finchley

91 High Road, East Finchley, London, N2 8AG

Balham

143-145, Balham Hill, London, SW12 9DL

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IT IS SAFE TO VISIT US!

Updated: 21st of January

Dear patients,

Everyone of us has had to give up something due to the Covid-19 global pandemic. Even such little things such as getting a haircut, lifting weights at the gym and other beauty and self-care activities are currently unavailable understandably. However, this is not the case for medical appointments.

According to the latest government guidelines, medical appointments – including visits to dental practices - are one of the few reasons you can leave your house, so we are encouraging everyone in need of dental treatment to book an appointment with us and not let your dental health suffer.

HOW IT WORKS? 

• Upon booking an appointment with us, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from our team.
• You can then use this e-mail confirmation of your appointment as proof of why you are outside, if needed.

HOW IS IT SAFE? 

• Our staff are equipped with additional PPE gear, to ensure as safe treatment procedures as possible.
• We have longer gaps between appointments to thoroughly clean and disinfect surgeries.
• We do a Covid-19 screening of each visiting patient before their appointment.
• Our waiting area is closed to ensure social distancing measures.
• Patients are asked to come only a few minutes prior to their appointment.
• We only let patients in the clinic as the appointment is about to begin.

We look forward to welcoming you to our clinics,
Stay safe and healthy.