A frenum is where the cheeks, tongue, and lip attach to the gum. It usually requires no intervention. Sometimes the frenum can pull or be too heavy. This can alter speech and may lead to gum recessionl. Fortunately, the process to remove the frenum is very simple. It is usually completed with a laser and has little to no pain.
A minimally invasive way to treat gum recession. No cutting and minimal post-operative pain. Dr. John C. Chao, the inventor of this technique, trained Dr. Wiland. There are several options for soft tissue grafting. See if you are a candidate for the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique.
The Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) is a minimally invasive technology to treat gum disease. A special laser removes infected gum tissue keeping healthy tissue. After treating the area, the laser creates a seal around the teeth and gums, allowing healthy gums to form after healing.