A frenectomy is the removal or loosening of a band of muscle tissue called the frenum.
The frenum is connected to your lip, cheek, or the floor of your mouth.
A restriction in the frenum muscle, commonly called a tongue-tie or lip-tie, can cause problems during all stages of life, including:
A frenectomy can free-up movement of your lip and tongue and improve your quality of life, no matter what age you are.
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Do these symptoms sound like you or your child? Let's find out if a frenectomy is your best solution!
Dr. Nicky Hakimi is dedicated to helping you improve not just your teeth, but also your overall health.
With a frenectomy, Dr. Hakimi can help free you from a life of restriction. Imagine fixing problems you’ve encountered for years with one quick, non-invasive surgery.
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