Frenectomy in combination with free gingival graft

Tejaswini Patil., Nilima Landge., Darshana Dalaya., Kaustubh Patil and Navneet

Aesthetic concerns have led to an increasing importance in seeking dental treatment, with the purpose of achieving perfect smile.  An abnormal maxillary labial frenum interferes with normal function of the upper lip and oral hygiene and causes compromised esthetics. When an abnormal frenum is present frenectomy is advised. The present article presents a technique in which free gingival graft along with frenectomy was used to achieve a zone of attached gingiva at the site of abnormal frenum.


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