November 27, 2018 in New York, NY
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Laser Frenectomy: Myths and Science, Pediatric Patients with Compromised Airway and Osteopathically Guided
Instructors: Martin Kaplan DMD, DABLS; Leonard Kundel, DMD; and Peter Vitruk, PhD, DABLS
Learn about the advanced Osteopathically Guided Functional Frenectomy of tongue and lip oral restrictions performed with real-time palpatory guidance of an osteopath who is trained in assessing the soft tissues and myofascial strains. Learn about positive impacts that properly performed CO2 laser frenectomy may have in pediatric patients with compromised airways and swallowing. Learn that laser’s ability to photo-thermally cut and coagulate soft tissue depends on laser’s type and its wavelength. Learn that the depth of CO2 laser incision during frenectomies can be adjusted to a fraction of a millimeter, while the depth of coagulation can be maintained under 100 µm for the utmost control and for the minimum collateral damage.