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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

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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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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

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