Archive for December, 2013

What is a Frenectomy and When is it Necessary?

A frenectomy is a simple surgical procedure that involves the removal of one or both frena from the mouth. The frenum is a connective tissue membrane that attaches one surface within the mouth to another. The primary frena in the mouth are as follows: • Lingual frenum – The vertical band of thin tissue that connects […]

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Impacted Canines and Their Management for Orthodontic Therapy

The canines, or cuspids, are typically some of the last teeth to fully develop. They are crucial components of a healthy bite and should be monitored for normalcy throughout their development. One or more impacted canines can lead to a number of potentially complex issues and abnormalities in the dental arch, affecting all teeth adjacent […]