Frenectomy is a simple dental procedure that can be performed with the help of local anesthesia. The procedure is for correcting the frenum, is a muscular attachment between two tissues inside of the cheeks and lips and tissues found inside the mouth and the gums. Dr. Desai is Glendora’s trusted dentist for frenectomy procedures.
Sometimes a frenum can be attached too high on the gums causing either recession or spaces between your teeth. To remove this a labial frenectomy is needed.
This involves the removal of tissue attachment between the two front teeth as the gap between the teeth can again pushed apart by the frenum, even after it being initially corrected via a different procedure. The frenum can be attached in such a way that it prevents baby teeth from coming through.