What is sleep apnea? Did you know that millions of American adults suffer from sleep apnea, and don’t even know that they’re suffocating while they sleep!? Only half even seek treatment. What’s more, the dentists at Great Lakes Dentistry can treat sleep apnea without having to resort to the dreaded CPAP machine!read more
This question was asked recently; Why Do I Need a Bone Graft For Dentures For My Sinus? It sounds complicated, but the reason is very common among people with missing teeth.
Find out that and more as Dr. Van de Vyver discusses different types of bone grafts and what they are, what the heck your sinuses are, and what happens to them when you lose teeth.
As always, if you have any questions, feel free to email Dr. Van de Vyver at DrVan@GLDentistry.com
Why would I need a bone graft before getting dentures because of my sinus? This question was recently asked by one of my patients, and is a somewhat common occurrence with denture wearers. There are a couple reasons why you would need a bone graft before getting dentures because of your sinuses, and I’ll go through what the reasons are and give you a general overview of the treatment process.
What are your sinuses, and what happens to them as we age? What procedures can your dentist do to bring your sinuses back to their normal positions?