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About the Procedure

The sinus floor is very close to the roots of the upper back teeth. When these teeth are lost and need replacement with dental implants, sometimes there is not enough bone in which to anchor an implant. Sinus lifts are used to move the sinus floor in order to facilitate an increase in the volume of bone needed to anchor an implant.

About the Division of Dentistry

The Massachusetts General Hospital Division of Dentistry is a hospital-based group practice containing multiple dental specialists under one roof. Like traditional dental practices, we are open to the public and provide all aspects of preventive, therapeutic and restorative dental care.