Management of Ankyloglossia In Pediatric Patients using Diode Laser-Case Report

Case Report

Authors

  • Lakshmi Thribhuvanan Post graduate student, Royal Dental College, Chaliserry, Palakkad
  • M.S SARAVANAKUMAR (M.D.S) Professor, Royal Dental College, Chaliserry, Palakkad

Keywords:

Laser treatment, Diode Laser, Pediatric Dentistry

Abstract

Ankyloglossia, is one of the widely found anomalies in the general population with no existing age differences. Ankyloglossia or tongue-tie leads to a variety of speech and associated problems. Frenectomy with diode lasers when compared to conventional surgical techniques provides reduced or negligible blood loss along with little or no postoperative pain. Lasers have become an amicable and widely prospective treatment modality in Pediatric Dentistry. Its high acceptability rate among children have embedded in designing and formulating stress free environment in Pediatric Dentistry. Hence it is essential to be familiar with adequate knowledge and needed treatment modalities according to the child’s developing pattern. This article presents with case reports in which diode laser had been utilized for frenectomy procedure.

Keywords: Laser treatment, Diode Laser, Pediatric Dentistry, Ankyloglossia, Frenectomy

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Published

2022-02-19

How to Cite

Thribhuvanan, L., & SARAVANAKUMAR, M. (2022). Management of Ankyloglossia In Pediatric Patients using Diode Laser-Case Report: Case Report. International Journal of Dental and Clinical Study, 3(1). Retrieved from https://ijdcs.com/index.php/ijdcs/article/view/50

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