At Aldrich Pediatric Dentistry we perform our frenectomy procedures on infants and children using state of the art technology in the form of a carbon dioxide dental laser. This allows us to perform procedures in a manner that reduces and sometimes eliminates bleeding. It also eliminates the need for stitches in a majority of cases.
Lip tie revisions (maxillary frenectomy)
Tongue tie revision (lingual frenectomy)
Infant frenectomies can improve breastfeeding difficulties such as:
Child frenectomies (lip tie revisions) can improve ability to brush, reduce plaque buildup which can prevent early childhood caries (dental cavities) and aid in space reduction/closure between the upper front teeth.
Tongue tie revisions in children can improve difficulties in speech, increase tongue mobility, and prevent compromise of gum tissue support