Search Results for “Lingual Frenectomy

 

Tongue-Ties and Sleep Issues (and More!)
By: Baxter, Richard | Published: 2018 in Dental Sleep Practice

A baby with an anterior (near or at the tip) tongue-tie or a hidden (submucosal) posterior tongue-tie is often born with a high arched palate. These common tethers keep the tongue in a low position in utero...

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

A tongue-tie functional release includes mandatory pre- and post myofunctional therapy and the CO2 laser frenectomy, preferably under topical anesthesia and combined with Tongue Movement Assessment to achieve optimal function.

Continue
Soft tissue 10.6 micrometers CO<sub>2</sub> laser orthodontic procedures
By: Kaplan, Martin and Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2015 in Orthodontic Practice US

The many uses for a soft tissue CO2 laser in orthodontics, such as gingivectomies, frenectomies, exposure of impacted teeth, and others, feature minimal blood loss and reduced discomfort for the patients...

Continue
Bibliography

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

Continue
LightScalpel Functional Frenectomies and Frenuloplasties: A Partial Literature Review
By: Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2020 in Dental Sleep Practice

Find out why doctors choose the LightScalpel CO2 laser when performing functional frenectomies and frenuloplasties. This partial literature review emphasizes the importance of oro-myofunctional therapy and weighs the differences between the LightScalpel and other laser modalities when treating tethered oral tissues.

Continue