Friday, September 9th, 2022What are Tongue-ties?
FrenectomyKnown also as ankyloglossia, this condition limits movement of the tongue. Tissue connects the bottom of the mouth to the tongue. Ideally, the tongue isn’t restricted. Tongue-tie occurs when this connective tissue is uncomfortably tight. Noticeable at birth, tongue-ties vary greatly in how they can impact everyday life. Some babies don’t notice this limitation. Others […]
Friday, September 9th, 2022Answers to Your Frenulectomy and Frenectomy Questions
FrenectomyThese procedures may sound intimidating. Once you find out all the details, you can rest easier. Learn the differences between frenectomies and frenulectomies. Discover which may suit your needs best. Smiles by Hanna has a reputation for being the oral frenulum experts in Gilbert, Arizona. Dr. Mansoor has the training to examine you and provide […]
Friday, September 9th, 2022What is the Difference Between a Frenectomy and Frenulectomy?
FrenectomyProfessional help can solve lip-tie and tongue-tie problems. But which procedure works best for you? Knowing more about available options makes it easy to choose. Then you can take a proactive approach to your oral health. Differences between a frenectomy and a frenulectomy tend to vary. A frenulectomy can refer to a basic nip into […]
Friday, February 11th, 2022Post Op Instructions for a Frenectomy
FrenectomyCan You Eat After a Frenectomy The answer is, ‘yes’. You can eat after a frenectomy. Just avoid sharp, spicy, and acidic foods / liquids for the first 72 hours. Stick to a soft diet This includes items like spaghetti, casseroles, mashed potatoes, yogurt, and other foods that you can chew easily. Avoid biting into […]
Wednesday, July 26th, 2017Why Laser Frenectomy Is The Best Option For Your Infant
FrenectomyA frenectomy removes tight tissues in the mouth that can cause problems with feeding and speech later on. If your baby is having trouble breastfeeding, they might have a tongue tie. At Smiles by Hanna, we use a virtually pain-free laser frenectomy process called WaterLase.