Many times, patients require preparatory surgery to ready the mouth to accept a new dental prosthetic. Such work is referred to as pre-prosthetic surgery. Since a dental prosthetic sits atop the bone ridge, that surface needs to be smooth. It must be of the proper shape and size. Pre-prosthetic surgery can be employed to mold the bone into the proper shape. Such procedures can include:
Dr. Jepsen and I know exactly what goes into prepping your mouth for receiving dentures. Pre-prosthetic surgery is one of our specialties and we will make sure your mouth is ready for any dental prosthetics you may require.
We will do everything we can to make your pre-prosthetic surgery experience go smoothly. We will review your case with you to make sure we do the work which will benefit you the most. All of our recommendations will be tailored to your individual needs.
Our caring staff will make sure you’re comfortable and relaxed. We will keep an eye on you throughout the procedure, to ensure everything goes smoothly and there are no complications. We are here for you.
If you have a condition that needs pre-prosthetic surgery to correct, don’t put it off! We will consult with you to help you get your mouth healthy and ready for the prosthetic.
Below are some good quality links and articles that will help you learn more about pre-prosthetic surgery. If you are interested in learning more, please contact us and we will gladly give you more information!
Pre-Prosthetic Surgery information from the National Institute of Health
General Pre-Prosthetic Surgery infromation from wikipedia