This book addresses the many unresolved controversies in sinus bone grafting, bringing together the latest scientific information and clinical experience of international leaders. Successful sinus bone grafting must rely on clear understanding of bone biology and not just advancements in technology. The text addresses the physiologic capability of bone graft healing in the sinus floor and the optimal strategies used to insure vital osseous capacity such that load-bearing osseointegration can occur. Overall, it provides the current state of the art as well as a preview of expected technological advances.
248pp: 426 illus (326 in color)