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Frenectomy (also known as frenulectomy, frenulotomy or frenotomy) is the removal of a frenulum, a small fold of tissue that prevents an organ in the body from moving too far. Done mostly for orthodontic purposes, a frenectomy is either performed inside the middle of the upper lip, which is called a labial frenectomy, or under the tongue, called lingual frenectomy. A frenectomy is a very common dental procedure in the dental world and is performed both on children and adults.
There are several frenula there are associated with types of frenectomy: