A modified frenectomy technique: a new surgical approach.

  title={A modified frenectomy technique: a new surgical approach.},
  author={Mahdi Kadkhodazadeh and Reza Amid and Mehdi Ekhlasmand Kermani and Sepanta Hosseinpour},
  journal={General dentistry},
  volume={66 1},
The frenum is a mucosal fold that attaches the lips or cheeks to the alveolar mucosa, gingiva, and underlying periosteum. Consequences of an abnormal frenal attachment include gingival recession, decreased vestibular depth, decreased range of lip movement, and involvement of interdental papilla, causing a diastema. Several methods to eliminate ectopic… CONTINUE READING