183 Genesee Street
Auburn, NY 13021
Pre-prosthetic Surgery is an oral and maxillofacial procedure to prepare your mouth before your dentist places a prosthesis (complete or partial dentures). Your denture will sit on the bony ridge. In order to ensure the denture fits well in your mouth and feels comfortable, the bone and tissue area must be the appropriate shape and size. When a tooth is extracted, the area beneath the extracted tooth may be left uneven or jagged. This bone may need to be reshaped or leveled. Sometimes, the bone may need to be removed.
The following oral surgery procedures may need to be completed in order for your denture to fit well within your mouth:
We will determine the appropriate procedure during your evaluation.
You have several anesthetic options when receiving pre-prosthetic surgery.
During your evaluation, we will discuss with you the various anesthetic options.