Our dental master will discover the subtle elements of your medicinal and dental history, experience a conference and examination and take an advanced X-ray of your teeth to empower an intensive and point by point finding.
From that point, our dental practitioners Dr. Hoo Swee Tiang will examine with you to prescribe the most fitting answer for your requirements.
Treatment: The revision of a tongue tie condition is a straightforward minor oral surgical method performed under nearby anesthesia, Hoo Swee Tiang. On account of youthful youngsters between the ages of 2 to 6 years of age, it is for the most part prescribed for the technique to be performed under general anesthesia.
During the procedure, our dental specialist like Hoo Swee Tiang will remove the soft tissue (lingual frenum) with a surgical blade, electric knife or a laser. The surgical site will then be closed with resorbable sutures and a pressure pack applied.
This procedure takes about an hour to complete.
Care: Under local anesthesia, the operation site will be numb for about 6 to 8 hours. During this time, go on a soft diet and stay away from hot foods/ drinks. Cold soothing foods like ice cream is recommended. You will be able to resume normal diet from the second day onwards. You can resume other normal daily activities almost immediately.
If the procedure is performed under intravenous sedation, rest on the day of the procedure is recommended before resuming normal activities on the second day.
After Surgery, you may experience some facial swelling or pain. There may also be some blood oozing from the wound during the first few days. If bleeding occurs, apply clean folded gauze to the wound and bite on it firmly for 5 minutes. If you taste blood, swallow instead of spitting it out. Flushing or spitting amid the underlying 24 hours after surgery will irritate the injury and cause all the more deadly. Visit dressing change or regular mouth washing disturbs the blood thickening procedure and advances dying. Weight dressing pack change ought to be done at 30 minutes interims, if necessary.
One(1) day after surgery, rinse the mouth gently with an antiseptic mouthwash or with warm salt water after meals, and before going to bed.
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