Pre-prosthetic Mouth Preparation

  • Yasemin K. ÖzkanEmail author
  • Yasar Ozkan


Pre-prosthetic mouth preparation for the patient is required for various reasons. For example, patients who have oral problems that prevent a successful prosthetic treatment, patients with excessive alveolar bone loss and shallow tissue attachments and also patients who have gained soft tissue abnormalities because of their previous dentures generally need pre-prosthetic mouth preparation. Mouth preparations can be divided into two sections, as non-surgical and surgical. This chapter provides information about pre-prosthetic mouth preparations prior to the fabrication of a new complete denture.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Dentistry, Department of ProsthodonticsMarmara UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryMarmara UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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