Careful elevation of the Schneiderian membrane from the bone walls with a raspatorium.
The bony lid is left in the subantral space.
A perforation of the Schneiderian membrane that occurred during the surgical procedure is covered with Geistlich Bio-Gide®.
Geistlich Bio-Oss® completely fills the lateral window aligned with the buccal bone wall.
The lateral window is covered with a Geistlich Bio-Gide® membrane.
Post-surgical radiograph shows the augmented region with the implants inserted.
Case by Dr. Pascal Valentini, Corsica, France
Geistlich Bio-Oss® and Geistlich Bio-Gide® materials can be applied via a lateral window for sinus lift procedures.