Can Short Implants Substitute Maxillary Sinus Lift?
Dr. Valliammai Rajendran MDS1, Dr. Radhika Srikhakollu BDS2,
Dr. Aishwarya Dham MDS3*, Dr. Hridya Jayaprakash MDS4,
Dr. Jaykumar R Devendra MDS5 and Dr. Kanagapriya Govindaraja
1Periodontist, Sri Karpaga Vinaayak Dental Clinic, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India
2General Dentist, Rhode Island, USA
3Periodontist, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
4Periodontist, Clove Dental, Sholinganallur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
5Prosthodontist, Clove Dental, Sholinganallur, Chennai, Prosthodontist, Clove Dental, Sholinganallur, Chennai, India
6General Dentist, Bling Dental Clinic, T-Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding Author: Dr. Aishwarya Dham MDS, Periodontist, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India.
Received: November 18, 2022; Published: December 02, 2022
Endosseous dental implants have become a predictable treatment option for applicable patient. However, it is not always possible to place dental implants in all patients as the bone quality and quantity matters the most. One such situation exists in maxillary posterior teeth region where the bone quality is poor as well as the presence of maxillary sinus makes it difficult for a clinician to place implants. Advancements in science and technology makes the impossible possible. One such advancement is the application of short implants in posterior maxillary region where pneumatization of maxillary sinus is considered to be a major concern in placing dental implants. This review focuses on the use of short implants in posterior maxillary region.
Keywords:Short Implants; Maxillary Sinus; Dental Implants
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