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Frenums are muscle tissues that attach different soft tissues in the oral cavity. These muscles are there to connect the tongue to the floor of the mouth or to connect the upper and lower lip to the gums. When it is required to remove or loosen one or more of these bands of muscles, our Periodontist in Doral, FL, Dr. Martin Fernandez-Feo, can consider a procedure known as frenectomy.

When is Frenectomy Required?

A frenectomy is a Periodontal Surgery in Doral, FL that involves the removal or repositioning of a band of tissue that may be causing a negative impact on the gum tissue or the tongue. Our periodontist may require you to undergo this procedure in the following scenarios:

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What to Expect During the Procedure?

A frenectomy is a soft tissue treatment that restores a natural and full range of movement to your lips and tongue. At Doral Dental Specialty Center, our Periodontist in Doral, FL can perform two types of frenectomies:

Both the procedures involve local anesthesia and don’t cause any discomfort or pain. Both the procedures can be performed quickly. You can quickly return to your normal activities without any discomfort or difficulty. At Doral Dental Specialty Center, we use the latest technologies in dentistry for Periodontal Surgery in Doral, FL. This allows Dr. Martin Fernandez-Feo to perform the procedure without causing bleeding or requiring sutures. Besides local anesthesia, we may also consider using safe sedation to help you feel comfortable and calm.