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A Technique for Surgical Mandibular Exostosis Removal A Technique for Surgical Mandibular Exostosis Removal

Author(s):

Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Gregori M. Kutzman, DDS

Date Added:

10/1/2006


Summary:

Exostosis, a slow-growing, benign bony outgrowth, is a common clinical finding and not usually an issue with patients. However, when removable prosthetics must sit either adjacent to or over these areas, pressure, food abrasion, ulceration, or limited tongue space can occur. This article describes a surgical technique for exdsion of exostosis through the presentation of a case. An 86-year-old woman had soft-tissue irritation caused by abrasion from food in the buccal posterior right quadrant. The removal of the exostosis is illustrated through the use of a device that serves as an alternative to a scalpel, offering a safe, predictable outcome.

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