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Lingual frenectomy

Lingual frenectomy

Lingual frenectomy: Lingual frenectomy is surgery to detach and remove the lingual frenum, which is the flap of tissue that extends from the bottom of the tongue to the alveolar ridge of the lower jaw. This surgery improves the proper fit of dentures.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Lingual frenectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Lingual frenectomy:

  • Abnormal lingual frenal attachment
  • Abnormal lingual frenal attachment affecting speech
  • Preparation for prosthetic implantation

Anesthetic Requirements for Lingual frenectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Lingual frenectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Lingual frenectomy

Possible surgical complications of Lingual frenectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Lingual frenectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.

Lingual frenectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Lingual frenectomy) include:

  • Lingual frenum release
  • Lingual frenum surgery
  • Preprosthetic and implant surgery

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