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Laser Dentistry/Frenectomies

Laser Frenectomy in Mission, TX

What is a frenectomy? A frenectomy is a corrective oral surgery used to treat lip and tongue ties. By removing the frenulum, a small fold that restricts movement in the lips and tongues, the range of motion in the lips or tongues can increase and offer a wide range of benefits.

Clover Hills Dentistry proudly serves the Mission, TX, area with quality dental services. Dr. Alexander Ochoa Falla and Dr. Jo-Ann Collantes provide general dental care to children, adults, and families, helping to maintain oral health and improve oral functions when necessary. Our team is passionate about providing the highest level of care for all our patients, ensuring you receive the best service every time.

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Benefits of Frenectomy

A frenectomy is a simple and minimally invasive procedure that can significantly impact your oral health. Using laser dentistry, Dr. Ochoa and Dr. Collantes can safely and effectively remove any oral frenulum restricting the mouth or causing discomfort. Additionally, this procedure can reduce the risk of infection and gum recession while improving speech. In infants, a laser frenectomy can improve latching and breastfeeding problems. Plus, because lasers are so precise, a frenectomy with a laser is typically very quick and virtually painless.

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Expect Caring and Compassionate Care

Delivering dental care with empathy and kindness is vital to patients of all ages. Once you sit in one of our comfortable dental chairs, here’s what one can expect:

Screening

To begin, the dentist will examine your mouth to determine if you have frenum problems causing difficulty with functions such as talking, eating, or drinking. Then, the dentist will select the best type of frenectomy for your situation.

Procedure

Dr. Ochoa and Dr. Collantes apply a special dental gel to protect it during the procedure. Once this is done, the dentist will use a laser beam to carefully remove excess frenum tissue to ensure proper movement of your gums and lips.

Aftercare

Regarding oral surgery, rest assured that the experienced team is competent and will do their best to ensure your safety and convenience throughout the process! Aftercare instructions from your dentist should be followed closely following a frenectomy to ensure proper healing.

Serving Mission, TX: Clover Hills Dentistry is a Quality Dental Care Experience for the Whole Family

At Clover Hills Dentistry, we pride ourselves on having a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Our team is committed to providing quality care in a supportive and comfortable environment so that you can feel at ease during your visit. Are you due for a dental appointment? Don’t delay! Call 956-997-9799 or send us a short message online to schedule an appointment at Clover Hills Dentistry.

We take the time to listen to our patients and answer their questions. Do you have any questions about laser frenectomies? Please write them down and ask them at your next dental appointment—or feel free to read through our frequently asked questions:

The process typically takes 15 to 45 minutes and can produce satisfactory results in just one visit.

Unlike traditional frenectomy procedures, laser frenectomy does not require any stitches, trims, or sutures after the procedure. This makes it much less unpleasant and recovers faster than more invasive techniques.

2605 N. Shary Rd. Mission, TX 78574