Search Results for “Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

 

Tongue-Tie Functional Release
By: Fabbie, Paula, Kundel, Leonard, and Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2016 in Dental Sleep Practice

An extensive tongue-tie functional release includes mandatory pre- and post frenectomy myofunctional therapy and the SuperPulse CO2 Laser frenectomy, preferably under topical anesthesia and combined with Tongue Movement Assessment for Ideal Release to achieve optimal function.

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Kaplan M, Vitruk P. LightScalpel 10,600 nm CO2 Laser Procedures in Pediatric Patients. Dent Sleep Practice. Fall 2020:44-47. Glazkova A, Vitruk P. CO2 Laser Surgery Post-Operative Pain and Healing: A

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Functional Frenectomy (Osteopathically Guided)
By: Geis, Michael, Kundel, Leonard, and Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2018 in Dental Sleep Practice

In order to rebuild the necessary orofacial function in adult patients, a Tongue-Tie Functional Release includes the mandatory pre- and post- frenectomy myofunctional therapy and the CO2 laser frenectomy...

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Osteopathically-guided release of oral restriction

This video shows an osteopathically-guided release of oral restrictions with the LightScalpel CO2 Laser and a return to proper orofacial function. The real-time osteopathic assessment by Michael Geis, DO, took place during the laser frenectomy, guiding Leonard Kundel, DMD for to the ideal oral restriction release.

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Article Summary. In order to rebuild the necessary orofacial function in children and adult patients, an extensive tongue-tie functional release includes the mandatory pre- and post frenectomy myofunctional therapy and the SuperPulse CO2 Laser frenectomy, preferably under topical anesthesia and combined with Tongue Movement Assessment for Ideal Release to achieve optimal function.

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