The preparation of your mouth before the placement of a prosthesis is referred to as pre-prosthetic surgery.
In order to ensure the maximum level of comfort, some patients require minor oral surgical procedures before receiving a partial or complete denture. A denture sits on the bone ridge, so it is very important that the bone be the proper shape and size. 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 would need to be removed prior to denture insertion.
One or more of the following procedures may need to be performed in order to prepare your mouth for a denture:
We will review your particular needs with you during your appointment.
Scharrington Dental PC - Your solution to the perfect smile!!!
Address: 2505 West Schaumburg Road • Schaumburg, IL 60194 • Phone: 847-891-9999
Joon H. Han, MS, DDS practices prosthodontics in Schaumburg, IL offering
Dental Implants, Crowns, Dentures, and Teeth Whitening for the communities of
Schaumburg IL, Streamwood, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Barrington, Bartlett, Elk Grove Village, Paletine, Elgin IL.
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