A frenum is a small fold of soft tissue that restricts the movements of a part of your body. Frenula can be found in several areas of your body but dentists work with those found in the mouth. When these oral frenula constrict the movement of the lips or tongue a patient can experience a number of oral issues that affect speech, esthetics, and with little ones; breastfeeding. A frenectomy allows us to remove the constricting frenum and restore the health and function of the mouth.
Our team of highly-trained specialists have a passion for helping our patients, including children, through minimally-invasive techniques. We have seen how a child’s life can be improved with the simple procedure of a laser frenectomy. Benefits of frenectomies, for young and old, include:
At Polaris Dental Specialists we are pleased to provide our patients with minimally-invasive laser dentistry. The technology of our WaterLase® iPlus™ dental laser allows us to work with speed, precision, and minimal discomfort to you. Benefits of laser dentistry include: