In the oral cavity we can find two types of frenulum: the lingual and the labial. The alterations of the braces can cause aesthetic and phonetic problems. Treatment is sometimes multidisciplinary: pediatric dentist and speech therapist.
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The frenectomy is performed under local anesthesia and has a short postoperative period without major complications. This surgical procedure can be performed on pediatric and adult patients.
We share complete information about frenectomy, effectiveness and the step-by-step procedure regarding a clinical case. In addition to the case of a laser frenectomy in pediatric patients.
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Junqueira MA, Cunha NN, Costa e Silva LL, Araújo LB, Moretti AB, Couto Filho CE, Sakai VT. Surgical techniques for the treatment of ankyloglossia in children: a case series. J Appl Oral Sci. 2014 Jun;22(3):241-8. doi: 10.1590/1678-775720130629. PMID: 25025566; PMCID: PMC4072276.
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Frenectomy for the Correction of Ankyloglossia: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines [Internet]. Ottawa (ON): Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health; 2016 Jun 15. PMID: 27403491.
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Garrocho-Rangel A, Herrera-Badillo D, Pérez-Alfaro I, Fierro-Serna V, Pozos-Guillén A. Treatment of ankyloglossia with dental laser in paediatric patients: Scoping review and a case report. Eur J Paediatr Dent. 2019 Jun;20(2):155-163. doi: 10.23804/ejpd.2019.20.02.15. PMID: 31246095.
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