Due to sinuses coming in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, it is highly important to have the most accurate technology available for grafting. It is essential that your doctor use a 3-D beam scan to accurately diagnose proper treatment. Our doctors are experts in using the 3-D scanner as well as advanced microscopic diagnosis.
In the field of dentistry we are dealing mostly with the maxillary sinuses, and because everyone’s sinuses have different shapes and sizes it is crucial to get an exact measurement before any procedure is started.
Every sinus is given a 3-D scan in order to determine the individual patient’s problem. It is highly important to avoid placing dental implants into the sinuses, so depending on where the implant needs to go there may be a need for a graft in order to create a stable anchor.
The Center 4 Smiles will only use a Piezoelectric Drilling Unit for the Lateral Caldwell Luck procedure. This procedure is often employed when there is minimal bone and the area requires a substantial amount of grafting. The Piezo unit is used to gently remove bone and does not generate heat, thus minimizing post operative complications