Sinus Augmentation

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Sinus aumentations - Dr. Richard E. Howell DDS - Asheville Perodontist

Sinus augmentation (sinus lift or retrograde graft) is a bone grafting procedure adding bone to the upper (maxilla) jaw in the pre-molar or molar area. This graft is used to create height in the sinus area to support an implant. Healing time for sinus augmentation is 3-6 months prior to placing the implant(s).There are occasions where the implant and the grafting can be preformed at the same time.

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