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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Sinus (Definition)

In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more


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What to expect sinus lift post op?

What to expect sinus lift post op?

Possible discomfort: After a sinus lift procedure, you can expect some pain and swelling and possibly some brusing. You may also experience some sinus congestion. Your dentist will most probably prescribe medication to control all these possiblities. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

Surgery may be the best remedy for you but rehab is key. ...See more

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Can a sinus lift augmentation be done by most general dentists?

Can a sinus lift augmentation be done by most general dentists?

Trained dentist only: A sinus lift augmentation is performed by an appropriately trained dentist or dental specialist like periodontist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Are there any distributors in the U.S. that specifically has the iRaise Sinus Lift System available for dentist purchase here?

It is not available: in USA. You should order directly from Herzliya , Israel. Here is an email: info@maxillent.com Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

The key to healing, from a major surgery, is great nutrition. ...See more

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I was wondering is a sinus lift a common procedure?

Relatively common: Inadequate volume of bone in the posterior maxilla is remedied by a sinus lift, allowing for the placement of dental implants in that area. ...Read more

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Do you think I should have the sinus lift repeated after the first failed?

Not our call: It is hard to advise you as to what to do, considering we don't know why the graft failed, if it was a difficult case, or your other options/feelings in replacing your missing teeth. I assume that without the graft you cannot place implants. A discussion with your surgeon and dentist is in order... They know best the answers to the above questions. ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Physical rehabilitation

Move it, move it - post surgery/injury. Best outcome. ...See more

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How often is it that an extracted tooth causes the need for a sinus lift?

How often is it that an extracted tooth causes the need for a sinus lift?

Personally, I don't : Think that a regular tooth extraction would affect the sinuses at all. If in doubt, get a second or third opinion. Save that $$$. ...Read more

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