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A sinus lift thickens the bone in the upper jaw by your nose. People who don’t have enough bone volume in their upper jaw but need an implant there may be candidates for a sinus lift.

What does the dentist do during a sinus lift procedure?

The dentist will create a flap of gum tissue, lift the floor of the sinus up and insert a bone graft.

How long does it take before I can get an implant?

It takes 6 months for the area to heal and the bone to thicken. Your dentist will book an appointment to assess the healing process and determine when it will be possible to insert an implant.

What side effects are there after the procedure?

You may experience slight bleeding from the nose or gum tissue along with some swelling in the first week immediately following sinus surgery. Over-the-counter medication can help relieve any discomfort.

If you have been advised that your sinuses are too low for an implant, contact us on 01892 522 297 to discuss the possibility of a sinus lift.

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Opening Times

Monday: 8.00am – 8.00pm

Tuesday: 8.00am - 5.00pm

Wednesday: 8.00am – 8.00pm

Thursday: 8.00am - 5.00pm

Friday: 8.00am – 4.00pm

Alternating Saturdays: 8.00am - 1.00pm

Sunday: closed

(Lunch 12.30pm – 1.30pm closed daily)

Parking - There is parking available onsite and free for one hour opposite the practice on Woodbury Park Road.