Preprosthetic Surgery

  • Riccardo I. Ambrogio
  • Daniel Beauvais


Proper performance of preprosthetic surgery entails a systematic and detailed review of the patient’s medical and dental history, appropriate imaging, preoperative models, and a thorough understanding of the patient’s goals for prosthetic treatment. This chapter will provide an overview of preprosthetic surgery. Surgical techniques will be reviewed and complications will be discussed.


Alveoloplasty Frenectomy Maxillary torus Mandibular tori 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Riccardo I. Ambrogio
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Daniel Beauvais
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryThe University of Connecticut School of Dental MedicineFarmingtonUSA
  2. 2.New York University College of DentistryNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.OMFS, Private PracticeWethersfieldUSA

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