I am confused about my dentists advice, can you help?

Q. After the removal of my UR back molar due to bone loss I had to have root canal on the next UR molar which now has to be extracted as it cracked across. They advised I would need sinus lift and bone graft before an implant could replace the tooth. My dentist is advising I don’t need a sinus lift but would extract then do a bone graft at same time as first stage implantation. Is this a secure way to go or should I have 1st stage implant after the bone graft has healed? Thanks for your advice – I’m confused!,
A. Its possible top do either depending on the exact bone height available. My advice would be to go for a simulataneous graft/ implant if you have over 5-6 mm of bone height.
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Dr Andrew Moore
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