Frena are muscle attachments connecting your gums, lip, and tongue. Sometimes, the way that the frenulum connects your gum to your upper or lower lip can cause cosmetic concerns or interfere with your oral health.
In these situations, we are likely to surgically remove it, with a procedure called frenectomy.
Frena can vary in both length and thickness, but there are situations where a frenulum can cause difficulty. Typically, this procedure is best for patients who:
A frenectomy is a simple procedure that can be done in a single visit. Recovery time is usually quick as well. We’ll sit down with you to discuss everything you need to know before the procedure.
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