Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Case Series Volume 7 Issue 8

Untying the Lingual Constraint: Treatment of Ankyloglossia with Diode Laser - A Case Series

Pratha Akolu, Priya Lele*, Vidya Dodwad and Tanvi Khot

Department of Periodontology, Bharati Vidyapeeth (deemed to be university) Dental College and Hospital, Pune, India

*Corresponding Author: Pratha Akolu, Department of Periodontology, Bharati Vidyapeeth (deemed to be university) Dental College and Hospital, Pune, India.

Received: June 20, 2023; Published: July 10, 2023

Abstract

The tongue's movement and functionality are greatly influenced by the lingual frenulum. The frenulum's restricted flexibility and range of motion can provide a number of difficulties in people with ankyloglossia. In recent years, research on the diagnosis, treatment, and effects of ankyloglossia on numerous parts of life has grown in importance. The lingual frenulum is often thoroughly examined, and the diagnosis is made after evaluating any functional restrictions. Ankyloglossia can be treated with frenotomy (also known as frenectomy), a quick surgical operation that loosens or trims the frenulum to increase tongue mobility. This case report demonstrates two cases of lingual frenectomy with diode laser.

Keywords:Lingual; Ankyloglossia; Diode Laser

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Citation

Citation: Pratha Akolu., et al. “Untying the Lingual Constraint: Treatment of Ankyloglossia with Diode Laser - A Case Series".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.8 (2023): 15-17.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Pratha Akolu., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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