labial frenum


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Related to labial frenum: Lingual frenum, buccal frenum

la·bi·al fre·num

(lābē-ăl frēnŭm)
Folds of mucous membrane extending from gingiva to midline of lower and upper lips, respectively.
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Significance of the labial frenum attachment in periodontal disease in man.
Esthetic manage- ment of the upper labial frenum: a novel frenectomy technique".
The purpose of this article is to report an unusual case of growth affecting the labial frenum which was diagnosed histopathologically as lobular capillary hemangioma.
A 20 years old female reported to the OPD of Department of Dental surgery, AFMC with the chief complaint of small growth on the lateral side of labial frenum since 15 days (Figure1).
Angle in 1907, suggested its removal before treating this malocclusion, but many authors later suggested no correlation between midline diastema and labial frenum. (7, 8) Prominent and low frenum does exist in absence of diastema.
(8.) Dewel BF: The labial frenum, midline, diastema, and palatine papilla: a clinical analysis.
The maxillary labial frenum is a fold of tissue, usually triangular in shape, extending from the maxillary midline area of the gingiva to the vestibule and midportion of the upperlip.
Patient had labially inclined pre maxilla and an accompanying severe labial undercut along with a class II labial frenum attachment.