A Guide to Laser Frenectomies

A Guide to Laser Frenectomies

Jul 31, 2018

Does your little one have a difficult time breastfeeding? Are you or a loved one tongue-tied? At Hudson Family Dental we are proud to offer laser frenectomies in Union City for our patients that are experiencing complications due to being tongue-tied. Our entire Union City laser frenectomy procedure is extremely quick and simple and can help patients avoid future complications such as:

  • Speech Issues
  • Chewing Difficulty
  • Jaw Pain
  • Jaw Clicking
  • Lockjaw
  • Tooth Decay
  • Gum Inflammation
  • Gum Infections
  • Gum Disease

Who Needs a Laser Frenectomy?

Have you ever noticed the tissue connecting your lips and gums or tongue and mouth? These are called frenum (small folds of tissue which are used to connect “mobile organs”). Certain patients, however, have frenum which is too tight or even too low, leading to various issues like the inability to properly breastfeed.

What Is a Laser Frenectomy?

Until recently, a frenectomy was performed by cutting, snipping or removing the tissue, however with laser dentistry we can perform your frenectomy quicker, more effectively and less painfully. During the procedure, a laser will be used to remove the affected tissue. Due to using laser technology, most patients experience little to no bleeding and a quick recovery. Our laser frenectomy has various other benefits including:

  • No anesthesia required
  • Almost completely pain-free
  • Requires no stitches or sutures
  • Lower risk of infection
  • Little to no bleeding
  • It takes only a couple of minutes to perform
  • Has quicker healing and recovery

Schedule Your Union City Laser Frenectomy

Notice your little one is tongue tied? Contact Hudson Family Dental today to schedule your laser frenectomy in Union City, NJ.

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