Posts Categorized: Restorative Dentistry

What is a Sinus Lift and How do I Prepare for It?

While most people are familiar with cavities, braces and root canals, there are many other different types of dental and oral maxillofacial procedures that people could benefit from. It is important to understand what these options are so that people can make educated decisions. One example of a commonly overlooked procedure is called a sinus… Read more »

Dental Implant Q & A with Dr. Taj

I love to talk about the benefits of dental implants – as you may know, I have four implants. In my opinion, they’re simply the best way to replace a missing tooth — because they’re attached to the jawbone, they look and function just like a natural tooth. But when talking to patients about getting… Read more »

If you are getting dental implants, you may have to have a sinus lift. What is it and why is it necessary?

When discussing dental implants with your dentist, you may learn that you might have to have a sinus lift or bone augmentation. Let’s look at what that is and why it may be necessary. If you have lost upper teeth in the side or back of the mouth, particularly premolars and molars, you may have also… Read more »