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Pre-prosthetic Surgery

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Pre-Prosthetic SURGERY Information

The preparation of your mouth before the placement of a prosthesis is referred to as pre-prosthetic surgery.

Some patients require minor oral surgical procedures before receiving a partial or complete denture, in order to ensure the maximum level of comfort. A denture sits on the bone ridge, so it is very important that the bone is 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.

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One or more of the following procedures might need to be performed in order to prepare your mouth for a denture:

  • Bone smoothing and reshaping
  • Removal of excess bone
  • Bone ridge reduction
  • Removal of excess gum tissue
  • Exposure of impacted teeth

We will review your particular needs with you during your appointment.

Partners in Excellence

We recognize that by partnering with highly skilled and trusted practices like yours, we can do our best to improve and restore patients’ quality of life through delivering expert oral and maxillofacial surgical and non-surgical care with compassion, integrity, and respect.

CVOS Oral Surgery improves people's quality of life through the successful treatment of conditions involving the mouth, jaw, face, and skull.

Locations

  • #302-2300 Eglinton Ave. West Mississauga, Ontario L5M 2V8
  • #311-1235 Trafalgar Road Oakville, Ontario L6H 3P1
  • #203-311 Commercial Street Milton, Ontario L9T 3Z9
  • #200-3600 Dundas Street East Burlington, Ontario L7M 4B8