Prof. Dr. Sermet ŞAHİN

Prof. Dr. Sermet ŞAHİN

Dr.SAHIN graduated from Gazi University Faculty of Dentistry in 1992. In 2000, he successfully completed his PhD at Gulhane Medical Military Academy, department of periodontology and until 2006 he worked at Diyarbakir Military Hospital. In the year of 2006, he was assigned to Gulhane Medical Military Academy as assistant professor, and in 2011 he got the title of associate professor. In 2014, when Dr.Sahin was senior colonel, he retired with his own will and he continues his works in Istanbul Biruni University Faculty of Dentistry and his private office. Dr.Sahin is a member of Turkish Society of Periodontology, Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and European Federation of Periodontology. His interests are guided bone regeneration, minimally invasive sinus lift procedures, pink esthetics and dental photography.

Minimally Invasive Methods for Maxillary Sinus Elevation

Maxillary sinus floor can be raised with different methods and implant applications can be done in maxillary posterior toothless areas in cases where residual vertical bone height is insufficient. The surgical method is chosen according to the residual vertical bone height. There are invasive applications with traditional methods. Today, however, minimally invasive methods are preferred for the same purpose. This  presentation will include anatomy and physiology of the maxillary sinus, indications for maxillary sinus floor elevation, traditional surgical methods, minimally invasive surgical methods, graft materials and patient selection.



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