It is a surgical procedure where the frenum or frenulum is removed. This can affect the dental, prosthetic, lingual or labial mobility, if this is not corrected in time, it can cause tooth movements or gingival recessions.
The process consists of eliminating the fibrous tissue between the teeth, cutting it and also releasing the upper lip. This procedure can be done with traditional techniques of cutting and suturing or by using a laser scalpel that facilitates the healing time, avoiding sutures and the postoperative period will be less painful and with less inflammation.
Below there is a clinical case of a male patient, who presents a small fold of tissue inside the upper lip (image 1), generating a separation (Diastema).