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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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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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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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Article Summary. In order to rebuild the necessary orofacial function in children and adult patients, an extensive tongue-tie functional release includes the mandatory pre- and post frenectomy myofunctional therapy and the SuperPulse CO2 Laser frenectomy, preferably under topical anesthesia and combined with Tongue Movement Assessment for Ideal Release to achieve optimal function.

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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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Laser Mucocele Removal in Pediatric Patients
By: Levine, Robert and Vitruk, Peter | Published: 2016 in Dentaltown

Clinical efficacy is largely based on the CO2 laser's excellent coagulation properties because of the close match between coagulation depth and gingival blood-capillary diameters. The CO2 laser also minimizes damage to surrounding tissues, reduces postoperative swelling and edema, and lowers the risks of complications, making it a superb surgical solution for mucocele removal.

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