Bone Grafting & Sinus Lifts

At Pickering Smiles, our dentists perform bone grafting and sinus lift procedures to prepare for a future dental implant surgery.

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What is Bone Grafting?

Bone grafting is a procedure where your dentists adds bone tissue to your jaw bone, so that it is strong enough to support a dental implant. Most often your dentist will use a synthetic bone material, or sometimes, bone tissue from another part of the body.

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Preparing For A Dental Implant

If your jaw bone is too thin or too soft to support a dental implant a bone graft may be necessary. 

After the bone graft procedure, you will need to wait a few months before having the dental implant surgery. This will give the bone graft time to heal and grow new, strong bone to support the implant. 

Sinus Lifts

A sinus lift is a type of bone graft where your dentist adds bone material to your upper back jaw to prepare your mouth for a dental implant.

Because the upper back jaw is a difficult area to place an implant, a sinus lift helps to raise and increase the amount of bone in the sinus area so that an implant can be placed.

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Dental Implants  •  Extractions & Wisdom Teeth  •  Bone Grafting & Sinus Lifts  •  Gum Grafting 

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