Using a bone-creating protein to augment the maxillary sinus could improve dental implant success.
That’s according to experts at Georgia Health Sciences University.
Dental implants won’t work if the bone in which they are anchored is too thin and bone thinning is a common cause and consequence following tooth loss.
The current favoured solution is to supplement the area with bone grafts to stabilise the implant base.
At the Liverpool Dental Spa we measure bone volume specifically to utilize the latest research and techniques to make sure our implant treatment looks as simple as possible but also effective for long term care.