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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 68-70

Laser frenectomy: Recommended in elderly patients

Department of Periodontology, Sinhgad Dental College and Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Dattaprasad P Dadhe
Sinhgad Dental College and Hospital, S. No. 44/1, Vadgaon (Bk), Off Sinhgad Road, Pune, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-2868.145144

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Buccal frenectomy is a common preprosthetic surgical procedure. It is a procedure usually done to aid denture stability. Although it is conventionally being performed using a scalpel, the diode lasers possess certain advantages such as rapid healing and less recurrence. Three cases of preprosthetic laser frenectomy are presented here with a satisfactory outcome.

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