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CO<sub>2</sub> Laser Functional Frenectomy
By: Riek, Cara, Bahnerth, Stevanie, and Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2019 in Dental Sleep Practice

This article reports clinical cases of a Functional Frenectomy with the CO2 laser and includes, in addition to pre- and post-frenectomy OMT, a pre- and post-surgical systematic bodywork performed by a chiropractor, to achieve long-lasting functional results.

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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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Download / Print PDF By Shelly Klein, MD What is a Tongue-Tie? Ankyloglossia, or tongue-tie, is a common abnormality from birth where the tissue under the tongue (lingual frenum) is

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The CO2 laser is the best suited soft-tissue surgical laser for the frenectomy procedure because, both cutting and hemostasis is achieved photo-thermally (radiantly). We answer some of the most commonly asked questions about laser frenectomies with the LightScalpel surgical / dental laser.

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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

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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...

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