Dr. Wasemiller specializes in a minimally invasive technique know as ISM or internal sinus manipulation.
The dental implants and sinus lift can be done at the same time through the implant site instead of the more traditional way through the side which can cause more discomfort.
Loss of posterior teeth may result in excessive forces being placed on your remaining teeth. Fortunately, the use of dental implants and crowns allow you to replace these missing teeth. However, the position of the sinus in the upper posterior areas may be too low for proper placement of dental implants.
A simple procedure allows the sinus floor to be repositioned, creating enough bone height to properly place an implant.
Sinus augmentation procedures are highly predictable, with studies reporting over 95% success. Following sufficient healing of a sinus augmentation (approx. 6 months), dental implants can then be placed.