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Vestibuloplasty: Vestibuloplasty is oral surgery to augment the height of the alveolar ridge, the bony part of the gum that contains the teeth, by cutting and rearranging the muscles that attach the cheek (buccal), floor of the mouth (lingual), and lips (labia) to the upper and lower jaw.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Vestibuloplasty

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Vestibuloplasty:

  • Preparation for prosthetic implantation

Anesthetic Requirements for Vestibuloplasty

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Vestibuloplasty may include:

  • Local anesthetic and sedation

Procedure Complications: Vestibuloplasty

Possible surgical complications of Vestibuloplasty may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Vestibuloplasty

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.

Vestibuloplasty: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Vestibuloplasty) include:

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