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Pre-Prosthetic Surgery

Louisville Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon specializing in Pre-Prosthetic Surgical Procedures, Tooth Extractions and Wisdom Teeth Removal.

Pre-prosthetic surgery is required for patients who are preparing their mouth for the placement of prosthesis, including implants, partials or complete dentures. Pre-prosthetic surgery is done to ensure the maximum level of patient comfort for a prosthesis. In the case of dentures, in order fit comfortably as they sit on the bone ridge, minimal bone shaping and smoothing out might be necessary. In some cases, tooth extraction might be performed for proper prosthesis placement.

Over the years, Dr. Joseph Mascaro has performed numerous pre-prostetic surgical procedures including:

  • Bone Smoothing and Reshaping
  • Removal of Excess Bone
  • Removal of Excess Gum Tissue
  • Removal of Impacted Teeth
  • Bony Ridge Reduction

During the patient consultation, Dr. Mascaro examines and evaluates each patient's dental situation and recommends the best course of action. Dr. Mascaro and his staff go to great lengths to minimize any patient discomfort during the procedure and do everything within their power to make teeth pre-prosthetic surgery as pain free and as comfortable as possible for the patient.

Contact our office today to schedule your pre-prosthetic surgery consultation and determine the course of action that would best fit your dental needs.

Dr. Joseph Mascaro

Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Joseph Mascaro

  • Diplomate of American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Licensed by the Kentucky Board of Dentistry
  • Specialty and Anesthesia licensure by the KY Board of Dentistry
  • Past president of the Louisville Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Past teaching appointment at University of Louisville School of Dentistry
  • Published articles in the Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery