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

Case Report Volume 7 Issue 8

Z-Plasty - An Aesthetic Surgery for Aberrant Labial Frenum- A Case Report

Harshita Verma, Pramod Waghmare*, Vidya Dodwad and Ishani Gaikwad

Department of Periodontology, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University, India

*Corresponding Author: Harshita Verma, Department of Periodontology, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University, India.

Received: June 20, 2023; Published: July 14, 2023


An abnormal labial frenum can lead to gingival recession either by hindering plaque control or causing muscle tension. It can also have aesthetic implications and potentially impact the outcome of orthodontic treatment, particularly in cases of midline diastema. The management of such an abnormal frenum typically involves performing a frenectomy. This case report highlights the use of the Z-plasty technique to remove abnormal maxillary labial frenum in a 36-year-old female patient.

Keywords:Z-Plasty; Aesthetic; Surgery; Aberrant; Labial Frenum


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Citation: Harshita Verma., et al. “Z-Plasty - An Aesthetic Surgery for Aberrant Labial Frenum- A Case Report".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.8 (2023): 18-20.


Copyright: © 2023 Pramod Waghmare., 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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