Improving Comfort and Motion in the Mouth Through Corrective Muscle Surgery
Frenectomy surgery is a simple procedure designed to eliminate the presence of a frenum in a patient’s mouth.
Depending on where the frenum is located, it can result in a gap between the two upper front teeth, recession of the gums or limited movement of the tongue.
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The Benefits of a Frenectomy
Patients who undergo a frenectomy can benefit from:
- Reduced oral discomfort
- Improved facial appearance
- Enhanced self-confidence
- Stabilization of dentures
- Better communication skills
- Reduced challenges when eating
- Improved bite function
- And more
What Should I Expect After Surgery?
As with most oral surgeries, some discomfort and swelling immediately following surgery can be expected. Our doctors will take every measure to reduce anxiety and pain, and in most cases will recommend taking pain medication and using an antibiotic mouth rinse to avoid complications.