Our highly trained team specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgeries to help improve and restore the oral health of men and women in the Pueblo, CO area and surrounding communities. We offer many oral health solutions including sinus lift surgery. This procedure is performed to add bone tissue to the upper jaw in the area toward the back of the mouth where the premolars and molars reside. This is achieved through bone grafting to restore the structure between the jaw and maxillary sinus cavity. A sinus lift is a highly specialized procedure that requires great precision as the sinus cavity is carefully lifted upward to make room for the new bone. This process allows for future dental implants to be placed to restore missing teeth in the top jaw. Our oral surgery team has years of extensive experience in performing sinus lift surgery to aid in optimal oral health. Reach out to Oral Surgery Specialists of Pueblo to learn more about how sinus lift surgery can help you.
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You may consider sinus lift surgery if you need to replace a missing tooth with a dental implant or remove a decayed tooth from the upper jaw area. This procedure may also be ideal if there is insufficient bone mass in the top jaw to safely and securely support dental implants. When you visit our Pueblo practice, we will utilize iCAT™ Cone Beam 3-D imaging technology to capture detail images of your jawbone, sinus cavity, and surrounding oral structures to create a custom treatment plan that addresses your needs and concerns.
What To Expect
Our oral surgery team performs sinus lifts within a surgically accredited facility to ensure the safety and comfort of our patients. We can also incorporate the use of sedation dentistry to help keep you calm and relaxed during your procedure. We offer a variety of sedation options, which we often discuss during your initial consultation to help us move forward seamless at the start of surgery. Once the designated area has been properly numbed, we will create an incision in the gums to access your sinus cavity. A specialized tool is then used to elevate the sinus cavity for the implementation of new bone tissue. Once the bone graft is in place and the sinus cavity is repositioned, sutures will be used to close the small incision.
Once your treatment is complete, we give you instructions on how to best care for your mouth and discuss symptoms to look out for during your recovery. If at any time you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our office so we can provide you with prompt care. You will experience swelling and discomfort especially in the first few days following surgery but this should dissipate over time. We will also schedule a follow-up appointment about 1 – 2 weeks after your surgery to check on your healing progress. Dental implants are typically placed around 1 – 2 months after your sinus lift once the bone graft has healed and fused properly to the jawbone.
Sinus lifts may be covered by your medical or dental insurance depending on your specific coverage. Our team will reach out to your provider to verify your benefits and calculate any personal expenses that may incur. If you have limited coverage or are paying out-of-pocket, we accept most major credit cards and also accept third-party financing through CareCredit®. Our goal is to help make the oral care you need more affordable so you can the treatment you deserve.
Sinus Lift Surgery
Restoring your smile has never been easier with the innovative care provided by our seasoned oral surgeons. With sinus lift surgery, decayed or damaged teeth in the upper jaw can be safely removed and rebuilt with bone grafts and sinus augmentation for long-lasting oral health. Get in touch with our office in Pueblo, CO today to schedule a consultation at Oral Surgery Specialists of Pueblo. We look forward to helping you achieve your best smile yet.