Advanced Procedures for Dental Implants
For some patients, additional advanced procedures must be completed before a dental implant can be successfully placed. During your consultation, Dr. Martin or Dr. Prabhu will review your current dental health and prepare a customized treatment plan based on x-ray information and other data. Depending on your individual dental needs, we may recommend one or more of the below treatments.
A ridge augmentation is a surgical procedure that is performed to replace lost bone mass in your upper posterior jaw so that implants can be successfully placed. This particular type of procedure is generally done following a significant amount of bone loss, restoring height and width as well as mass. Ridge augmentation involves the use of a bone graft to create the support necessary for dental implants. Learn more
Sinus Lift for Implants
A sinus lift is a surgical procedure that is performed to restore bone mass in your jaw, creating stability for dental implants. At the same time, the procedure also creates sufficient space between your jaw and your sinus cavities, protecting the cavities from potential harm. During the procedure, the floors of your sinus cavities are lifted up and bone graft material is placed in the empty space below. Learn more
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP), is a process where a portion of the patient's own blood is optimized with a specific technique to promote faster healing of areas of the body. Learn more