During maxillary labial frenectomy, the maxillary
labial frenum (the flap of tissue extending from the upper jaw to the lips) is
detached and removed.
- Oral surgery
labial frenum surgery
and implant surgery
Treated with Maxillary Labial Frenectomy:
Maxillary labial frenectomy may be performed in
cases of preparation for prosthetic implantation and abnormal maxillary labial
There are no comparable non-surgical or surgical
alternatives to maxillary labial frenectomy.
with Maxillary Labial Frenectomy:
Maxillary labial frenectomy is performed with a
Complications from Maxillary Labial Frenectomy:
Possible risks following maxillary labial frenectomy
include infection, swelling, bleeding, poor healing and a negative reaction to
after Maxillary Labial Frenectomy:
The prognosis for a positive end result following
maxillary labial frenectomy is good.
from Maxillary Labial Frenectomy:
Total recovery from maxillary labial frenectomy
takes one to two weeks.