Upon examination of an edentulous patient, it is observed that the tuberosities contact the retromolar pads at the correct occlusal vertical dimension. The treatment of choice is to
proceed with construction of the denture and reduce the posterior extension of the mandibular denture to eliminate interferences.
construct new dentures at an increased occlusal vertical dimension to gain the necessary clearance.
reduce the retromolar pads surgically to provide the necessary clearance.
reduce the tuberosities surgically to provide the necessary clearance.