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How painful is lingual frenulum cutting?

How painful is lingual frenulum cutting?

Numb: You should be numb during this procedure and feel no pain at all. Once the anesthetic wears off, plan on being sore anywhere from a few days to 1-2 weeks. Eveyone heals differently depending on your health and how the procedure is done. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Lingual (Definition)

It is near the tongue. So a tooth surface that is on the tongue side is called lingual a surface. In ...Read more


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What can I do for inflamed lingual frenulum?

What can I do for inflamed lingual frenulum?

Avoid area: Avoid abraiding area. You may want to consider a frenectomy to avoid future problems. ...Read more

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Will getting my lingual frenulum cut help improve my singing?

Will getting my lingual frenulum cut help improve my singing?

It may: By having your lingual frenum cut, this will free up the tongue to make it more mobile. This should allow you to make sounds better, which should improve your singing. You will be able to make more sounds more naturally, which should improve the quality of your singing. ...Read more

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What causes bumps on the lingual frenulum?

Salivary ducts: You may be looking at the opening of the two of the four major salivary glands. ...Read more

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What causes swelling of the lingual frenulum?

Irritation: Mechanical irritation by hard, sharp foods, floss incident, any number of reasons could cause frenal inflammation. If calculus (tartar) build up is severe that may be cause as well. Good luck! ...Read more

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Do you have relearn speech after getting your lingual frenulum cut?

Should not: Though it may change speach patterns and they may need to learn how to use the muscles of the tongue more, it should not be a concern. Usually it will free up the tongue and allow them to make the proper pronunciations (s's/t's). You should work with them to help them make the proper sounds now that they can. ...Read more

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Ive a bump on lingual frenulum. No idea on what caused it. How can I cure it?

Suspicious Bump: I would advise you to have the bump on lingual frenum examined by any dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP), to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more

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