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Pre-Prosthetic Surgery

Pre-Prosthetic Surgery in Mumbai

Success depends on how well you have prepared for the task you are doing. Pre prosthetic procedures can be described the same way. The success of any dental treatment depends on what is the underlying condition of your mouth i.e. how healthy your gums and bones are.

Whether you are having a simple dental procedure or prosthesis fitted, the dentist will do a basic clean up and scaling to remove any dirt, debris and food particles stuck that can cause infection and tooth damage.  Correct fit of dental prosthesis ensures good oral and overall health and saves you from unnecessary visits to the dentist in later stage. If there is any de-formality or imperfection in the surrounding tissues, they can cause imperfections and unfitted prosthesis. The result is discomfort and embarrassment to the patient. Sometimes some additional treatments are also needed to prepare the mouth to accept the prosthesis placement. Such treatments combine together are known as pre-prosthetic treatments.

We at The Esthetic Clinics Mumbai, have an expert tem of oral and maxillofacial surgeons that are dedicated to make sure that the oral function and facial form is restore to its natural state with ease and comfort. A good fit for dental prosthesis can be challenging because of the various reasons such as jagged bones, excessive bone tissues etc. this can cause discomfort in eating or talking.

What is Pre-Prosthetic Surgery?

For any kind of prosthetics to be fit in properly, it is important that the surrounding structures such as the gums, bone and even the teeth are in sound health shape. Pre-prosthetic procedures in Mumbai include the surgical modifications and other corrects that are done to eliminate the anatomical or biological interruptions hampering the stable and comfortable environment for dental prosthetics.

This stage of preparation is called as pre-prosthetic surgery in Mumbai. It is used to reform and correct both hard and soft tissues to for a better fit of dentures.

Why is Pre-Prosthetic Procedure Required?

The main aim is to ensure that the final result of the prosthetic treatment in Mumbai is as comfortable as possible. Since prosthesis sits on the bone ridge and needs gum support therefore it is important that the bones and gums are in proper shape and size.  A pre-prosthetic surgery in Mumbai is done by top oral and maxillofacial surgeons and

  • It provides adequate bony tissue support for the placement of prosthesis and implants.
  • It provides adequate soft tissue support.
  • It will eliminate the pre-exciting bone deformity.
  • It helps to correct the jaw relation.
  • It will eliminate excess soft tissues and diseased one.
  • It will maintain the aesthetic expectations.

Are you the right Candidate for Pre-Prosthetic Surgery?

Top oral and maxillofacial surgeons in Mumbai recommend pre-prosthetic surgery for patients who have

  • Have a deep bony undercut which interferes with insertion or take out of prosthesis.
  • Abnormal bone development.
  • Suffered jawbone recession due to tooth loss.
  • Excess gum tissues.

What to expect during Pre-Prosthetic Surgery?

Pre- prosthetic surgery in Mumbai is not needed for everyone who needs to have a denture fitted but only those with some preexisting conditions have to undergo a pre prosthetic surgery. During the treatment, best oral and maxillofacial surgeons take the following steps of evaluation and treatment planning:

  • The first step is understanding the proper case history and do a physical examination.
  • The next is to discuss the esthetic and functional goals of the patient and explain the treatment results to the patient.
  • There are mainly two types of pre-prosthetic surgeries in Mumbai: a. Basic. B. advanced.
  • Basic surgeries are generally done under local anesthesia and in a single sitting or visit.
  • Advanced surgeries might need hospitalization and are done under general anesthesia and in a dental center.
  • Common pre prosthetic surgeries that are done in Mumbai include procedures to
  • Smooth and reshape the even and sharp bones (alveoloplasty).
  • Removal of excess bone for denture insertion.
  • Bone ridge reduction and excision of tori
  • Removal of excess gum tissues, frenectiomy and excision of palatal papillary hyperplasia etc.
  • Exposure and extraction of impacted and/or damaged teeth.
  • Once the type of per-prosthetic surgery is decided then the oral and maxillofacial surgeon will make an appointment for you.
  • On the day of the appointment is suggested that you don’t drive post surgery and avoid alcohol and drugs a day prior to the appointment.

What to expect during recovery post pre prosthetic treatment?

Recovery and the healing process after pre prosthetic surgeries in Mumbai depend on the type and extent of your procedure. Some of the common symptoms that are noticed include:

  • Swelling and inflammation, for this dentist will prescribe the anti-inflammatory medications.
  • Slight pain or discomfort is common that will subside after few days.
  • In case of incision, be careful with the surgical site and suture.
  • Brush gently at the site and take good care of oral hygiene.
  • For initial few days restrict your diet to soft and room temperature food, and avoid hard and crispy food.

How much Time taken to heal after pre-prosthetic procedure?

The healing time will depends on the type of pre prosthetic procedure done. Your oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Mumbai will discuss the healing time and precautions with you before the surgery. If there has been an incision, healing time will be around a week and so. In case of more complex procedures, healing time may vary from six to eight months.

What are the benefits of Pre-Prosthetic Surgery?

The pre-prosthesis surgery in Mumbai will improve your oral health considerably. These procedures will prepare both the soft and hard tissues of the mouth for comfortable prosthesis placements that will help in restoring the natural functions and aesthetics of the mouth and face that will restore aesthetic, function and facial form. Some benefits of pre-prosthetic surgery in Mumbai include

  • Lower risk of gum diseases and tooth decay.
  • Helps with good fit of denture and improve overall wellness.
  • Helps to improve contour of your smile (smile aesthetics).
  • Produce aesthetically pleasing results, as the artificial tooth looks natural.
  • Jaw will function better as in chewing, speech and swallowing.
  • It also helps to preserve the jaw as well as facial structure.

What will Pre-prosthetic Procedure Cost?

Pre prosthetic surgery or procedure in Mumbai is an integral part of any dental prosthetic treatment. The cost of pre-prosthetic procedure in Mumbai will depends on the type of surgery that is required for the treatment. It is part of major oral surgical procedures and best oral and maxillofacial surgeons in Mumbai recommend this surgery on the basis of the patient’s oral health and aesthetic expectations.

The price of pre prosthetic surgery in Mumbai is determined by whether you need full or partial denture, if the extensive dental problems need treatment or if you have any systemic disease or broken teeth. The pre-prosthetic procedure cost in Mumbai is often included in the total treatment cost and a comprehensive dental treatment plan can be developed easily. 

Since each mouth is of different shape and size there is no one fit for all price of pre-prosthetic procedures in Mumbai.  You can also talk with your insurer about which procedures are covered in your insurance plan.

Why choose The Esthetic Clinics for Pre-prosthetic procedure?

The Esthetic Clinics Mumbai is one of  a kind cosmetic dental treatment facility that offers the services of the top oral and maxillofacial surgeons, dentist, cosmetic experts, orthodontists, Endodontists, and Periodontists in Mumbai under one roof. Our comprehensive treatment plants are personalized according to each patient and we use only up to date techniques and dental equipment for all our procedures.

At The Esthetic Clinics, Mumbai our goal is to make sure that each and every one of our patient goes home with a full, bright and happy smile on his face. We are a multi-specialty set up and the focus of our experts is to imbibe optimum efficiency without the hassles of side effect and improve the overall long term health of dental structures.

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About Doctor

Dr. Debraj Shome

Dr. Debraj Shome is Director and Co founder of The Esthetic Clinics. He has been rated amongst the top surgeons in India by multiple agencies. The Esthetic Clinics patients include many international and national celebrities who prefer to opt for facial cosmetic surgery and facial plastic surgery in Mumbai because The Esthetic Clinics has its headquarters there.



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