During maxillary tuberosity reduction, excess bone
is removed from the upper jaw bone (posterior maxilla).
- Removal of
bone behind molar
- Oral surgery
- Smoothing the
and implant surgery
Treated with Maxillary Tuberosity Reduction:
Maxillary tuberosity reduction may be performed in
cases of maxillary tuberosity and as preparation for prosthetic implantation.
There are no comparable non-surgical or surgical
alternatives to maxillary tuberosity reduction.
with Maxillary Tuberosity Reduction:
Maxillary tuberosity reduction is performed with a
Complications from Maxillary Tuberosity Reduction:
Possible risks following maxillary tuberosity
reduction include swelling, infection, bleeding, poor healing, perforation of
the maxillary sinus and a negative reaction to the anesthesia.
after Maxillary Tuberosity Reduction:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
maxillary tuberosity reduction is good.
from Maxillary Tuberosity Reduction:
Total recovery from maxillary tuberosity reduction
takes three to four weeks.