Some patients require minor oral surgical procedures before receiving a partial or complete denture, to ensure the maximum level of comfort. The preparation of your mouth before the placement of a prosthesis is referred to as pre-prosthetic surgery.
If a tooth needs to be extracted, the underlying bone might be left sharp and uneven. For the best fit of a denture, the bone might need to be smoothed out or reshaped. Occasionally, excess bone needs to be removed prior to denture insertion.
A denture sits on the bone ridge, so it is very important that the bone is the proper shape and size. Problems with the bone can lead to difficulty eating, difficulty speaking, and general discomfort.
These are some of the most common procedures that patients need to prepare their mouth for dentures:
We will review your particular needs with you during your appointment.
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