International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Dentistry | India | Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023 | Rating: 5.1 / 10


Combination of Caldwell LUC and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery for the Removal of Dental Implant from the Maxillary Antrum: A Case Report

Dr. Niveditha N. | Dr. Prashanth R. | Dr. Rudresh K. B.


Abstract: We introduce a case with an unusual foreign body (dental implant around 8cm in length) which entered in the maxillary sinus after sinus lift procedure. A 65 year - old patient reported at the outpatient department with the complaint of pain on right cheek region post implant placement. Examination revealed displaced implant into the sinus with positional changes seen in panoramic and Cone Beam Computed Tomography images. This article describes the use of the functional endoscopy assisted Caldwell luc approach for the implant removal. This was followed - up with a two - layer soft tissue closure.


Keywords: sinus lift, dental implant


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 12, December 2023,


Pages: 1159 - 1161



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