Maxillary tori reduction involves reducing the size of exostosis that form around the palate.
Also Known As:
- Maxillofacial surgery
- Preprosthetic and implant surgery
Conditions Treated with Maxillary Tori Reduction:
Maxillary tori reduction is utilized to treat maxillary tori, also known as growth on the hard palate on the roof of the mouth, and to prepare for prosthetic implantation.
There are no comparable non-surgical or surgical alternatives to maxillary tori reduction.
Anesthesia with Maxillary Tori Reduction:
Maxillary tori reduction is performed with a local anesthetic.
Potential Complications from Maxillary Tori Reduction:
Possible risks following maxillary tori reduction include infection, bleeding and a negative reaction to the anesthesia. It is also possible for patients to experience swelling and for the wound to heal poorly.
Prognosis after Maxillary Tori Reduction:
The prognosis for a positive end result following maxillary tori reduction is good.
Recovery from Maxillary Tori Reduction:
The recovery time for maxillary tori reduction is about three to four weeks.