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Surgery

Dentoalveolar

LABIAL FRENECTOMY

 

  • Small amount of LA so as not to distort tissues

  • Curved artery clip flush to mucosa with its tip pushed deep into sulcus

  • Cut with knife between clip and mucosa

  • Complete cut into diastema between incisor teeth

  • Scrape out fibrous tissue inserting into alveolar bone with Mitchel's trimmer (some use very fine drill bur)

  • Careful bipolar diathermy

  • Suture lip mucosa but leave the small bit of incised attached mucosa open

  • Infiltrate remaining LA