Search Results for “Tongue Tie


Unveiling the Mysteries of Buccal-Ties

The buccal frenum, a band of connective tissue inside the mouth, has been a subject of increasing interest among healthcare professionals. When overly restrictive, this tissue can lead to a

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.

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.

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.

Laser Tongue Fibroma Removal

Ben A. Sutter, DMD, FAGD, FICCMO, LVIF, DABLS, of For Beautiful Smiles, used his LightScalpel CO2 laser to remove a fibroma on his patient Lora’s tongue. Lora reported fast healing, great cosmetic results, no recurrence and she was able to eat normally the same day.

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Are You All Tied Up?

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