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Anatomical and clinical consideration s in maxillary sinus floor elevation procedures


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Author Details : Harvinder Singh Gill*, Archana Nagpal, Pratlbha Sharma, Auroosa Hamid, Ayushi Singla

Volume : 6, Issue : 2, Year : 2020

Article Page : 87-93


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Abstract

Sinus lift surgery is an established and reliable technique because of the low rate of postoperative
complications and the success of implants placed in the grafted area. However, as with any surgical
procedure, it is not immune from risk. To minimize this risk, the surgery must be carried out by experienced
professionals with appropriate planning. The major part of success with implant placement in posterior
maxilla by grafting procedure lies in treatment planning. The in-depth knowledge of anatomy of the
maxillary sinus is utmost important before actually performing the sinus floor elevation procedure. In this
article we will be discussing in detail the various anatomical and clinical considerations in the posterior
maxillae for sinus floor elevation procedure to ensure a predictable success with minimum complication.

Keywords: Maxillary sinus, Anatomy, Antrum of highmore, Ostium, Schneiderian membrane.

Doi : 10.18231/j.aprd.2020.019

How to cite : Gill H S, Nagpal A, Sharma P, Hamid A, Singla A, Anatomical and clinical consideration s in maxillary sinus floor elevation procedures. IP Ann Prosthodont Restor Dent 2020;6(2):87-93

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