TOWNSVILLE PERIODONTICS AND DENTAL IMPLANTS
Dr. Ken Crasta
+61 7 4728 2332
61 Charles St. , Gulliver, Townsville, QLD 4812
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Frenectomy

A frenum is a fibrous connective tissue attachment that adheres the lips to the gums. Whilst everyone has a dental frenum, in some individuals this attachment is particularly strong and can contribute to recession of the gums in the area. In these cases it is necessary to perform a frenectomy where the frenum is resected away to eliminate the pulling action of the lip muscles on the gums.