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frenectomy

 [fre-nek´to-me]
excision of a frenum or frenulum.

fre·nec·to·my

(frē-nek'tŏ-mē),
Removal of any frenum.
[frenum + G. ektomē, excision]

frenectomy

(frə-nĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of a frenum.

frenectomy

[frənek′təmē]
Etymology: L, frenum, bridle; Gk, ektomē, excision
a surgical procedure for excising a frenum or frenulum, such as the excision of the lingual frenum from its attachment into the mucoperiosteal covering of the alveolar process to correct ankyloglossia. Compare frenotomy.

frenectomy

Excision of the frenulum of the tongue, see there.

fre·nec·to·my

(frē-nek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of any frenum.
[frenum + G. ektomē, excision]

fre·nec·to·my

(frē-nek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of frenum; usually done to reattach it to allow greater freedom of movement.
[frenum + G. ektomē, excision]

frenectomy (frənek´tōmē),

n 1. the excision of a frenum.
2. the surgical detachment and/or excision of a frenum from its attachment into the mucoperiosteal covering of the alveolar processes. Other term:
frenotomy.

frenectomy

excision of a frenum (frenulum).

mandibular frenectomy
releases the frenulum attaching the lower lip to the mandibular gingiva near the first premolar tooth; performed to reduce food accumulation in the vicinity.
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Labial frenectomy with Nd:YAG laser and conventional surgery: A comparative study.
6) form) Table 4: General Patient Characteristics and Dental Interventions Performed with Pre-and Postoperative Replacement Therapy in Group 3 Case Gender Age Disease Dental Complications (years) interventions (number of teeth) 1 M 7 Hemophilia Frenectomy and (-) A (moderate dental extraction form) (7.
Frenectomy should be done in high frenal attachments and relief should be given on prominent mid palatal suture.
Evaluation of patient perceptions after frenectomy operations: a comparison of carbon dioxide laser and scalpel techniques.
Frenectomy is the complete removal of the frenulum, including its attachments to the underlying alveolar process.
Inicialmente foi realizada uma revisao da literatura relacionada, sendo consultadas as bases de dados Web of Science, Pubmed, Embase, All Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews e Scielo, usando os seguintes termos em portugues: freio lingual, anquiloglossia, frenectomia lingual, frenotomia lingual, succao nutritiva; e dos seguintes termos em ingles: tongue-tie ankyloglossia, lingual frenulum, lingual frenum, lingual frenectomy, frenotomy e sucking.
There is every possibility that the implant will get buried within the mucosal tissues, if a frenectomy and the complete relieving of the frenal muscle attachment, prior to implant insertion is not accomplished.
For frenectomy procedures (Tongue Tie/Ankyloglosia): Er:YAG or Er, Cr:YSGG
A frenectomy is indicated when tension is seen in the frenum as the patient attempts to touch the incisive papilla with the tip of the tongue while the mouth is partially open.
Treatment options for tongue ties include observation, speech therapy, frenotomy (without analgesia or anaesthesia) or frenectomy under local analgesia (LA) or general anaesthesia (GA).
3) The proceedings of the World Workshop in Clinical Periodontics have outlined the rationale for the use of frenectomy.