A 42-year-old female asked:
what are the rates of failure for a sinus lift if the patient has bad allergies-sinusitus often?
5 doctor answers • 15 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 45 years experience
ENT/Oral Surgeon: Hard to quantify failures. Often depends upon the anatomy of the sinus itself. If this procedure is an option in your future, I would certainly obtain more than one opinion personally
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Dentistry 40 years experience
Allergist: Consult with an allergist to try to bring your allergies under control. Anything you can do to provide a healthy, inflammation free environment can always help. Discuss your concerns with the surgeon who will be placing the graft and implants. All the best....
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Pain Management 36 years experience
Not recommended: If the patient shows any sign of nasal congestion, any sinusitis, rhinitis, or upper respiratory tract disease, the sinus lift surgery should be postponed until the situation resolves completely.
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Dentistry 43 years experience
Not really related: success of a sinus lift is not related. In a sinus lift the sinus is moved up and bone material deposited. It does not directly affect your previous problem
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Dentistry 54 years experience
Sinus lift: The surgeon- Periodontist or Oral Surgeon can discuss this issue personally with you based upon your specific situation. I see no reason why you can't have the same rate of success for a sinus lift as patients without allergies or chronic sinusitis. Timing and a well executed surgery should be able to provide you with success. Discuss with the surgeon and your ENT specialist.
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Last updated Oct 25, 2018
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