During buccal exostosis resection, a benign bone protuberance is removed from the facial side of the lower or upper jaw.
Also Known As:
- Pre-prosthetic and implant surgery
- Bone removal from jaw
- Jaw bone removal
- Jaw surgery
Conditions Treated with Buccal Exostosis Resection:
Buccal exostosis resection is performed in order to treat buccal exostosis. It is also utilized in order to prepare for a prosthetic implant.
There are no comparable non-surgical or surgical alternatives to buccal exostosis resection.
Anesthesia with Buccal Exostosis Resection:
Buccal exostosis resection is performed with a local anesthetic.
Potential Complications from Buccal Exostosis Resection:
Possible risks following buccal exostosis resection include infection, bleeding, swelling and a negative reaction to the anesthesia. It is also possible for the area to heal poorly.
Prognosis after Buccal Exostosis Resection:
The prognosis for a positive end result following buccal exostosis resection is good.
Recovery from Buccal Exostosis Resection:
Total recovery time for buccal exostosis resection is three to four weeks.