Surgical pre-prosthetic alveoplasty

Bedah pre-prostetik alveoplasti

  • Eka Pramudita Ramadhany Departemen Periodonsia, Program Studi Sarjana dan Profesi Dokter Gigi, Fakultas Kedokteran, Universitas Udayana
  • setiawan Departemen Bedah Mulut & Maksilofasial, Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi, Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar
  • ilma Yudistian Departemen Konservasi Gigi, Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi, Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar Denpasar-Bali, Indonesia
Keywords: pre-prosthetic, alveolectomy, alveoplasty


Pre-prosthetic surgery is conducted to restore oral function and facial shape by preparing the oral cavity to receive dental prosthe-sis by redesigning and smoothing sharp or irregular bone edges. This case report presents a 47-year-old male patient who came to RSGM Saraswati with complaints of discomfort with sharp pain in the right maxillary canine region when chewing using a denture that has been used for 4 years. Bone protrusion was cut and irregular ridge was flattened resulted in a better denture sup-porting and comfort when wearing a denture.