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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 188-192

Direct maxillary sinus floor augmentation for simultaneous dental implant placement

1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Maharishi Markandeshwar College of Dental Sciences and Research, Ambala, Haryana, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences, Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India
3 Medical Officer, J & K Health Services, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
4 Institute of Dental Sciences Sehora, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Mamit Kumar
Maharishi Markandeshwar College of Dental Sciences and Research, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana
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DOI: 10.4103/ams.ams_168_18

PMID: 30693230

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Aim: The present study was done to evaluate the efficacy of platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) with bovine bone graft (Bio-Oss™) in direct sinus augmentation for simultaneously dental implant placement. Materials and Methods: The study included 14 patients who fulfill the inclusion criteria, among them 10 were male and 4 were female with PRF with Bio-Oss™. For each patient, bone level was assessed preoperatively and postoperatively after 1, 6, and 12 months with a panoramic X-ray and radiovisiography to evaluate the vertical bone height from the shoulder of the implant to the most apical end. Results: The outcome of the sinus lift and the implants placed was evaluated periodically at 1, 6, and 12 months postoperatively. All the patients underwent two-stage procedures. At the end of 20th week, implants were exposed; radiological parameters were assessed again for implant integration, and prosthetic rehabilitation was started after 2 weeks and it was completed by the end of 24 weeks (6 months postoperatively). Twelve months postoperatively, the endosinus bone gain noted was 7 mm, which indicated the use of PRF with bovine bone graft as a reliable filling material during simultaneous sinus lift and implantation. Conclusion: PRF with bone graft (Bio-Oss) is used as an augmentation material after direct maxillary sinus lift, and the resulting bone formation was adequate for placement of dental implant.

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