jueves, 24 de septiembre de 2020

How is a palatine torus removed? - Step by Step


The torus are bony protrusions, also known as exostoses, that can appear in the upper or lower jaw. The most common torus are the torus palatinus and the torus mandibularis.

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They can appear on the palatal midline, or on the lingual surface of the lower jaw. They are not dangerous, but it is necessary to remove them because they can be uncomfortable, especially if the patient is going to wear a removable dental prosthesis.


The surgical procedure is ambulatory, under local anesthesia, and the postoperative period does not save any major complications as long as you follow the professional's instructions and recommendations. See with us how is the procedure to remove the torus.

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