Surgical Removal of Implant from Sinus Cavity

This patient had an implant inserted in the right maxillary premolar area. Unfortunately the implant penetrated through and became lodged in the right maxillary sinus.

Before implant:

This is an x-ray taken before the implant was inserted.

Implant in sinus:

In this x-ray the implant can be seen in the right maxillary sinus.

Post operative x-ray:

The loged mplant was surgically removed by Dr Galil. A small opening (Caldwell-Luc type) was created through which the implant was extracted. This post operative x-ray shows that the implant is no longer in the sinus cavity.


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