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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2019, Volume : 12, Issue : 8
First page : ( 3883) Last page : ( 3885)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.00667.X

Laser Assisted Labial Frenectomy-A Case Report

Subramanyam Divya*

MDS, Pediatric Dentist, Senior Lecturer, AMDECH

*Corresponding Author E-mail: smiley.divya24@gmail.com

Online published on 24 December, 2019.

Abstract

Frenectomy is one of the most common oral surgical procedures performed in dentistry. The labial frenectomy is performed to remove aberrant frenum attachment. Aberrant frenal attachment is a major concern for the patient as it can interfere with aesthetics, plaque control and result in mucogingival abnormalities. Frenotomy or frenectomy should be selected depending upon the type and location of frenum attachment. Diode laser has found to be successful in performing surgical procedures and it is cost effective. This case report presents the management of a mandibular high labial frenum attachment in a child patient using 980 nm diode laser.

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Keywords

Labial Frenectomy, Frenum, Diode Laser, Gingival Recession.

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