Why would my child need a frenectomy?
Sometimes, the frenum that connects the upper lip to the gums above the two front teeth (labial) is large or prominent and can cause pain, limit lip movement or form a gap between the two front teeth. If the lingual frenum, which connects the tongue to the base of the mouth is prominent or extends the length of the tongue, it can cause problems with eating and swallowing, or affect speech by leaving your child “tongue tied,” with limited tongue movement.
Why is Solea® better than conventional treatment?
Using the Solea®, Dr. Bolamperti gently severs the frenum from its attachment using laser pulses, without even touching it. Precise and effective, the laser frenectomy causes virtually no bleeding, tissue trauma nor charring. In just 3 to 5 minutes, the procedure is complete. Within 10 days, new skin is evident and the frenum attachment is at least 5 mm higher up. Even immediately following the procedure, children can eat and function normally. Some patients report a little soreness to the area for a couple days, however, there is no need for stitches, meaning dramatically less discomfort and shorter healing times.
Our Other Services
Exams and Cleanings
In addition to adopting habits like eating right, brushing and flossing, scheduling dental exams and cleanings with Omaha Laser Dentistry are the most important ways to keep your teeth and gums healthy and strong.Read More
Gum Disease Treatment
Periodontitis or Gum disease can lead to bad breath and receding gums, painful chewing and sensitivity, or worse yet, tooth loss or the need for surgery. It’s one of the common conditions we see at Omaha Laser Dentistry, and one we’re experts in treating.Read More
A person’s smile is one of the first things people notice. With smile design from Omaha Laser Dentistry, you’re able to have the smile you want to feel more healthy and confident.Read More
Restorations – Fillings, Crowns and Bridges
Fllings, crowns and other tooth restorations have come a long way in the repair of teeth from wear, decay, infection, injury or other damage.Read More
Root Canal Therapy
Say the words, “root canal,” and there’s a perception of pain. So, it may surprise you to learn that our patients at Omaha Laser Dentistry often tell us they don’t know what they were worried about. And for good reason.Read More
Omaha Laser Dentistry provides complete dental implant treatment and care. In fact, it’s one of Dr. Tony Bolamperti’s specialty areas, aided greatly by his laser technique.Read More
Dr. Tony Bolamperti has extensive experience and specialized board certifications to perform most oral surgeries in office. The use of both traditional and laser techniques often helps reduce healing times while eliminating the need for anesthesia.Read More
Solea Sleep for Snoring
Dr. Tony Bolamperti has been very successful in the use of the NightLase® laser to do what CPAP and other sleep appliances have not been able to do for patients.Read More
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