J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg.  2020 Aug;46(4):292-298. 10.5125/jkaoms.2020.46.4.292.

Sinus membrane elevation and implant placement

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  • 1Editor-in-Chief of J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg, Seoul, Korea
  • 2Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Section of Dentistry, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam, Korea
  • 3Department of Dentistry & Dental Research Institute, School of Dentistry, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
  • 4Section Editor of J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg, Seoul, Korea
  • 5Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Section of Dentistry, Armed Forces Capital Hospital, Armed Forces Medical Command, Seongnam, Korea

Abstract

Sinus Schneiderian membrane elevation surgery is widely performed for dental implant placement in the maxillary posterior region. With regard to sinus elevation surgery, various complications can occur and lead to implant failure. For successful implants in the maxillary posterior region, the clinician must be well acquainted with sinus anatomy and pathology, a variety of bone graft materials, the principles of sinus elevation surgery, and prevention and management of complications.

Keyword

Sinus membrane elevation; Complication; Success
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