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A 35-year-old member asked:

what is the lingual frenectomy procedure like?

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Frenulectomy: Hello. A lingual frenulectomy may be performed in a few different ways. Flaps can be developed to perform the procedure or just a simple clamp and snip of the membranous tissue with a sterile scissors. As your doctor to describe his/her technique and make sure you are comfortable that all your questions and concerns have been addressed before you sign consent. Good luck.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

How will I look after my lingual frenectomy?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry 37 years experience
Frenectomy: You will look the same... Just wil be able to do more fun things with your tongue.
A 38-year-old member asked:

How much does lingual frenectomy cost?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Bender
Dentistry 35 years experience
Depends: The ost for this procedure will depend on many things such as where you live and what practitioner is doing the procedure.
A 47-year-old member asked:

How do I know if i can get a lingual frenectomy?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bruce Pope
Dentistry 45 years experience
You can: You can. The question I have is why now at age 47? Rarely the lingual frenum contributes to the loss of tissue behind the lower front teeth. Most commonly the procedure is performed on children with a "tied tongue" causing a speech impediment.
A 37-year-old member asked:

Who normally performs a lingual frenectomy?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Normally?: Those performing it include ents, dentists, oral surgeons, family doctors.
A 33-year-old member asked:

I'm having a lingual frenectomy in a week. Can anyone give me advice?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Frenectomy: It is a quick and easy procedure for which you will be numb and not feel anything. If you have any other specific questions, you should ask your dentist prior to the procedure.

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