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What Can My Child Eat After a Frenectomy?

What Can My Child Eat After a Frenectomy?

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Being told that your child needs a surgical procedure might sound scary. But frenectomies are generally simple and pain-free procedures. You will have to pay special attention to the aftercare process to ensure your child is healing properly. So, here's what to expect during the frenectomy procedure and what to do after it.

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5 Signs Your Child May Benefit from a Frenectomy

5 Signs Your Child May Benefit from a Frenectomy

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12/22/22

Do you suspect that your child may have a lip or tongue tie? Did some of your mom friends suggest that your baby has a tongue or lip tie and they may need a frenectomy? ‍While all this might sound scary, know that tongue ties are quite common and about 5% of babies have one. A tongue tie occurs when your baby's frenulum (the tissue that connects the tongue to the bottom of the mouth) is too tight. In the case of a lip tie, the skin of the upper lip is connected to the gums. 

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Why Your Child Should See a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist

Why Your Child Should See a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist

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There are many good reasons your child should see a board-certified pediatric dentist rather than a general dentist. While board-certified pediatric dentists and general dentists both specialize in basic dental procedures such as exams and cleanings, there is a huge difference between the two.

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How Long Will it Take for My Child's Frenectomy to Heal?

How Long Will it Take for My Child's Frenectomy to Heal?

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A frenectomy is a simple, safe procedure that takes less than 15 minutes. Read on to learn how long it can take for a frenectomy to heal.

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Welcome to Memorial Children's Dentistry

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8/10/20

Dr. Hanna and the Memorial Children’s Dentistry team are passionate about working with children daily, utilizing their roles and compassion as mothers to help each little patient feel calm and comfortable.

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