I had an external sinus lift bone graft carried out in Spain two months ago in my upper jaw, in preparation for an implant. Graft material, I'm not sure what, in the form of white granules was packed into the cavity drilled into the existing bone, and a dissolvable membrane placed over the top.
I have suffered a dull toothache type pain in the area of the graft ever since.
On a number of occasions I had loose graft particles removed as they were causing some pain.
I have had three courses of antibiotics. Two of penicillin and one of Rhodogil. Only Rhodogil gave some temporary relief.
I am being advised that the graft will probably have to be removed as antibiotics have proved ineffective.
Is there a time limit for removal of graft? Is it a difficult procedure, and could your practice assist, if necessary?
Dr Andrew Moore
Advance Dental Clinic
104 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0JG
Web: www.advancedentalclinic.com Tel: 08443 87 87 88