The preparation of your mouth before the placement of a prosthesis (partial or denture) 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.
One or more of the following procedures might need to be performed in order to prepare your mouth for a denture:
We will review your particular needs with you during your appointment.
Drs Holtzen and Johnson , Oral Surgeons at Nevada Oral & Facial Surgery provide
Dental Implants, All-on-4 Treatment, Wisdom Teeth Removal and Oral and Facial Surgery Services in Las Vegas, Henderson, and North Las Vegas.
Nevada Oral & Facial Surgery
Phone: 702-360-8918 • Fax: 702-360-2504
Las Vegas Office: 6950 Smoke Ranch Rd. Suite # 200, Las Vegas, NV 89128
Henderson Office: 1525 W. Warm Springs Road Suite 125, Henderson, NV 89014
Oral Surgeons R.F. John Holtzen, DMD, and Brendan G. Johnson, DDS provide
Dental Implants, All-on-4 Treatment, Wisdom Teeth, Jaw Surgery, Oral Pathology, Bone Grafting and other Oral and Facial Surgery Procedures
to The Communities of the Following Cities:
Las Vegas • Henderson, NV • Boulder City • North Las Vegas • Pahrump • St. George, UT • Mesquite, NV • Boulder City • Kingman, AZ • North Las Vegas • Logandale • Overton • Laughlin
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