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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 52-55

Ridge Augmentation of Posterior Maxilla Using Lateral Approach for Sinus Lift: A Case report


1 Professor,Department of Periodontics, PanineeyaMahavidyalaya Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Centre, Hyderabad, India
2 Reader, Department of Prosthodontics, PanineeyaMahavidyalaya Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Centre, Hyderabad, India
3 Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, PanineeyaMahavidyalaya Institute of Dental Sciences, Hyderabad, India
4 Professor and Head, Department of Periodontics, PanineeyaMahavidyalaya Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Centre, Hyderabad, India

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N Sandeep
Professor,Department of Periodontics, PanineeyaMahavidyalaya Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Centre, Hyderabad
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1682-606X.188616

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Background: Placing implants in the posterior maxilla is challenging at times owing to poor quantity of bone and pneumatization of the maxillary sinus. In a patient desirous of implant related prosthesis, there arises a need to augment the bone height. The maxillary sinus lift technique using a lateral approach is frequently used for bone augmentation. This article reports one such treatment option for augmenting bone to place an implant.


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