I’ve been told I have low sinuses. Am I able to get dental implants?
Mark S. – Utah
If you’re othewise a decent candidate for dental implants, then I’ll say, yes, you can get dental implants with low sinuses–with a couple of qualifiers.
- Depending on how low they are, you may have to get a sinus lift and some bone grafting done. I would really get this looked at. It’s not a step you’ll want to skip if it’s necessary.
- You’ll want to get a dentist with advanced dental implant training. Any dentist can place these. But, any dentist can perforate your sinuses too. There are plenty of dental implant horror stories out there. That will mean a trashed procedure and lots of pain, along with a likely infection for you. Some training institutes you can look for are: LVI (The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies), The Kois Center, The Dawson Center. There are others as well, just make sure they have the training necessary to do this properly.
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