Vestibuloplasty refers to surgical modification of the oral cavity that might include enhancing the gingival-mucous membrane or bone density or extensive tissue rearrangement. The surgical procedures generally involve increasing the height and width of the gum region in preparation for dentures or oral implants. The extent of the surgery varies, depending on the amount of bone loss incurred and the size of the surface area requiring reconstruction. Surgery to repair the vestibular extension area extends anywhere from the outside of the teeth and gums to the inside of the cheeks.
- March, 2023