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phrenectomy

[frə′nek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Resection of a section of a phrenic nerve or removal of an entire phrenic nerve.
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Evaluation of anxiety and post-operational discomfort in frenectomy paediatric patients by comparing conventional method and laser application--a case report.
In our case, the cyst was removed through intraoral incision approach, typical for frenectomy with precise dissection, which enabled thorough removal of the cyst.
Their main uses are preparation, incision and remodeling of soft tissues such as incisional and excisional biopsies, frenectomy, gingivectomy, pre and prosthetic procedures, which can also be done with excellent hemostasis.
Early lingual frenectomy assisted by CO2 laser helps prevention and treatment of functional alterations caused by ankyloglossia.
Excision and/or recontouring of gingival hyperplasia Frenectomy
now Rhiannon, 19, has had a lingual frenectomy, where an incision is made in the skin that joins the underside of the tongue to the mouth.
Evaluation of pain perception after frenectomy operations: a comparison of carbon dioxide laser and scalpel techniques.
Correction of the mucogingival defect was achieved through a subepithelial connective tissue graft, with tissue removed from the palate, in association with frenectomy to remove a high frenum insert close to the marginal gingiva.
When this was unsuccessful, he underwent a frenectomy at age 11 months to free tongue movements and improve coordination of swallowing and chewing.