can actually refer to any procedure where binding tissue anywhere on the body is cut. An oral frenectomy addresses the tissue underneath the tongue or between your top lip and gums.
Whether you need a lingual or maxillary frenectomy the procedure is the same and is very straightforward.
Insurance typically covers the cost of a frenectomy, minus any deductible or copay. Without insurance, a frenectomy can cost between $800 and $1500.
Recovery from a frenectomy is typically very straightforward. The area treated will need to be kept clean, and older kids and adults may need to limit the food they eat for the first few days. Occasionally, you may be prescribed antibiotics to prevent any infection. For infants, often specific stretches will be recommended to prevent reattachment.
and his team work to ensure a comfortable environment, and provide the best care possible for you or your child. Contact us today if you are concerned that you or your child may need a frenectomy.