Can you do a bone graft / sinus lift and dental implant at the same time?

In favorable circumstances, we usually do dental implantation at the same time as a  bone graft or sinus lift.

Dental material used at Dental Holiday Slovakia is  Mineral Bone Substitute – Material Algipore

This is to save the patient having to go through surgery twice, and to save adding 8-12 weeks of healing time to the overall length of the completed dental work.

Whether or not we can do this is always based on the evidence provided by the CBCT-scan done in our clinic and our implantologists' discretion.

From our own in-clinic research, the success rate of such bone graft + implant cases reduces the overall success rate of the dental implant osseointergration minimally by 2% (from 98% to 96% - 2015 statistics)

If there is a large infection present in the area however, we prefer to do the sinus lift / bone graft surgery in a separate stage from the dental implantation.

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