Bone Grafting

Part 2- Sinus Perforations Following Placement of Dental Implants

Sinus perforations can be a potential complication when placing dental implants in the back area of the upper jaw bone. In our last ‘Hints & Tips in Dentistry’ episode, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi discusses how to accurately assess the site of planned dental implants and prevent sinus perforations during implant placement. He also shares how to manage sinus perforations either noted at the time of implant placement or later after the implant has healed.

What Causes Jawbone Loss?

Dental implants can stop further jawbone loss. Jawbone loss occurs after losing a tooth which can happen from caries, gum disease, infection, pathology, trauma, or…