In some cases surgery is required on the teeth & gums to allow the fitting of dentures. Generally this will involve either:
In some cases the dentures can be fitted on the day of surgery, otherwise a few weeks healing will be required.
The stitches inserted during surgery are generally dissolvable and don’t need to be removed.
You should be prepared for a number of expected post-operative signs and symptoms, such as:
These symptoms gerenally only persist up to one week. Pain can usually be managed with Paracetamol/anti-inflammatories, and ice-packs and a soft, cool diet are also recommended.