Search Results for “Tongue Tie

 

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.

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There appears to be a relationship between maxillary lip tie (ankyloglossia and shortened maxillary labial frenula) and AIR. Treatment of these infants with a relatively simple frenotomy procedure may reduce or eliminate reflux. As a result, many of these infants may be spared from invasive testing or medications that have been shown to have potentially significant side effects.

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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.

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LightScalpel 10,600 nm CO<sub>2</sub> Laser Procedures in Pediatric Patients
By: Kaplan, Martin and Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2020 in Dental Sleep Practice

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

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Patient Testimonials

Find out what patients are saying about their experience with tongue- and lip-tie releases (frenectomy) and other procedures performed by doctors using LightScalpel CO2 lasers.

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