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.

Part 1: Sinus Perforations Following Teeth Extractions

Sinus perforation is a potential complication in certain patients undergoing extraction of their upper back teeth. In this Hints & Tips in Dentistry episode, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi discusses how to recognize high risk patients and offers solutions on how to prevent and manage sinus perforations should they occur following extraction of teeth in the posterior maxilla / upper jaw.