Pre-Prosthetic Surgery

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 sharp and uneven. For the best fit of a denture, the bone might need to be smoothed or reshaped. Occasionally, excess bone may need to be removed prior to denture insertion.

For more information about Pre-Prosthetic Surgery or to schedule a consult with Dr. Cho, please use our Contact Us form or call our office in New York, NY at 121 Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Phone Number 212-838-5895.

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.


Patient Reviews: Pre-Prosthetic Surgery

This reviews section is in progress. Please visit the Patient Review Form page to leave a review about your pre-prosthetic surgery experience with Steven H. Cho, DDS, PLLC. Call our office if you would like more information: 121 Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Phone Number 212-838-5895.


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