What is the plastic of the tongue bridle?

The plasticity of the frenulum of the tongue is a surgical operation to cut the frenum of the tongue.

The frenum of the tongue is the fold of the oral mucosa, in the form of an arc, located in the region from the middle of the tongue to the base of the gums, which additionally strengthens the tongue to the jawbones.

When there is need of the plastic of the tongue bridle?

  • The end of the tongue bridle is too close to the tip of the tongue
  • The tip of the tongue is practically immobile, attached to the bottom of the oral cavity
  • The tongue is formed as a "tube" and creates a characteristic snapping sound
  • The tongue bridle is short at the front, in the form of a thin transparent film, devoid of blood vessels.

What complications in children can cause the wrong position of the frenulum of the tongue?

  • Respiratory and mastication disorders in the child
  • Violation of speech
  • Development of malocclusion

How is treatment carried out?

At the consultation, the dentist-surgeon individually determines the degree of correction of the frenum of the tongue. The operation is performed under local anesthesia and lasts no more than half an hour.

What is Frenuloplasty?

Frenuloplasty is an operation that moves the place of attachment of the frenum of the tongue.

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