Diode Laser Frenectomy (Clinical documentation): Case Report.

Authors

  • Darya Alhaidary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, College of Dentistry, Hawler Medical University.
  • Noor Othman Undergraduate Student at the College of Dentistry, Hawler Medical University.
  • Rayan Hadi Undergraduate Student at the College of Dentistry, Hawler Medical University.
  • Elaf Ayad Undergraduate Student at the College of Dentistry, Hawler Medical University.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15218/edj.2024.35

Keywords:

diode laser, oral soft tissue surgery, frenectomy, vestibuloplasty, ankyloglossia

Abstract

Introduction: As an alternative to conventional dental procedures, laser surgery has grown in favor recently. Among other laser types, diode lasers have attracted significant interest in the field of oral soft tissue surgery.

Case Reports: The oral surgery department received referrals for three patients. Following a thorough review of each patient's medical history and oral examination, the following oral diagnosis and treatment plans were developed: (1) A 75-year-old female with a poor denture fit needing vestibuloplasty and frenectomy; (2) A 43-year-old female with anterior midline diastema; (3) A female in her twenties with ankyloglossia. Diode laser surgery at a wavelength of 940 nm, in continuous mode, was the recommended course of treatment for all patients.

Conclusion: In light of the versatility of the 940 nm diode laser in oral soft tissue procedures and the benefits of laser surgery, this study recommends using the 940 nm diode laser in this context.

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2024-03-28

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Alhaidary D, Othman N, Hadi R, Ayad E. Diode Laser Frenectomy (Clinical documentation): Case Report. EDJ [Internet]. 2024 Mar. 28 [cited 2024 Jun. 13];6(3):297-301. Available from: https://edj.hmu.edu.krd/index.php/journal/article/view/258

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