lingual frenum


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fren·u·lum of tongue

(fren'yū-lŭm tŭng) [TA]
Fold of mucous membrane extending from floor of mouth to midline of the undersurface of tongue.
Synonym(s): lingual frenulum.
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In the present study the irreversible hydrocolloid impressions were used to fabricate casts and functional form of the lingual frenum was recorded as was recorded by Hanan A Rahman et al10, BK Parimala11, Krishna Raj18 and Bissasu12 in their respective studies.
In the present study the distance between the anterior attachment of the lingual frenum and the mandibular central incisor in male was 13.66mm Mean SD+- 1.322, however in female it was 14.11 mm Mean+- SD1,1235 respectively.
The present study indicated that the distance between the anterior attachment of the lingual frenum and the mandibular central incisor can be used as reliable landmark when frenum is recorded during function.
1 This study showed that the distance between the anterior attachment of the lingual frenum and the mandibular central incisor edge can be used on pre extraction diagnostic casts as a pre extraction record for determining the occlusal vertical relation record.
2 The measurement of the distance between the anterior attachment of lingual frenum and the mandibular central incisor is reliable, when frenum is recorded during function.
3 The position of the anterior attachment of the lingual frenum is a relatively stable landmark.
Evaluation of relation between occlusal vertical dimension with lingual frenum and depth of mucolingual reflexion in Iraqi adult sample.