Labial frenectomy - Wikipedia

A labial frenectomy is a form of frenectomy performed on the lip. The labial frenulum often attaches to the center of the upper lip and between the upper two front teeth. This can cause a large gap and gum recession by pulling the gums off the bone. A labial frenectomy removes the labial frenulum.ICD-9-CM: 528.5…

An overview of frenal attachments

Feb 23, 2011 · A frenulum is a small frenum. There are several frena that are usually present in a normal oral cavity, most notably the maxillary labial frenum, the mandibular labial frenum, and the lingual frenum. Their primary function is to provide stability of the upper and lower lip and the tongue. The extent of their involvement in mastication is in ...…

Smiley Frenulum Piercing Info Guide

Frenulum piercings are delicate and therefore the jewelry also needs to be small and delicate. This is the only type of piercing that we advocate the use of jewelry as small as 18 gauge.An 18 or 16 gauge CBR that is very small around - usually 1/2 inch - is all this delicate area can really handle.…

Frenulums and frenectomy - Dr Sylvain Chamberland ...

Maxillary labial frenulum It is very common to see young children with a large labial frenulum which inserts between both primary incisors up to the palatine papilla. This frenulum is the cause of space between both incisors. This is absolutely normal. The extra space is used to accommodate future permanent teeth which will erupt starting ……