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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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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Functional Frenectomy (Osteopathically Guided)
By: Geis, Michael, Kundel, Leonard, and Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2018 in Dental Sleep Practice

In order to rebuild the necessary orofacial function in adult patients, a Tongue-Tie Functional Release includes the mandatory pre- and post- frenectomy myofunctional therapy and the CO2 laser frenectomy...

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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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