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What is the circumferential fiberotomy?
A Circumferential Supracrestal Fiberotomy (CFS) is an effective treatment to aid in keeping your teeth from rotating back to their original position after successful orthodontic care. It entails releasing the connective supracrestal fibers that are attached to the tooth and bone.
Who performs a fiberotomy?
The fiberotomy procedure can be performed by an orthodontist, periodontist or an oral surgeon. Similar to other oral surgeries, patients may experience minor swelling the first few days after the procedure. Any pain is typically minimal, however, some patients report experiencing tooth sensitivity for a few weeks.
What is a Supracrestal fiberotomy?
Supracrestal fiberotomy is a surgical technique that divides the free gingival and transseptal fibers around rotated teeth that have been corrected orthodontically. This report examines the rationale of the procedure in addition to its applications, indications, and contraindications.
What is Transseptal fiberotomy?
A transseptal fiberotomy is an orthodontic surgical procedure designed to sever the gingival fibers around a tooth. It usually reduces the tendency to relapse of tooth rotations corrected by dental brackets or other treatments.
What does Supracrestal mean?
Adjective. supracrestal (not comparable) Above a crest quotations ▼
Does a fiberotomy hurt?
If your orthodontist recommends a fiberotomy procedure, it’s normal to have questions or feel worried. But don’t worry; this procedure is typically painless and non-invasive.
Do orthodontist cut gums?
After getting your braces removed, you may discuss recontouring your gum line with your orthodontist. If your orthodontist agrees this is a good option for you, he or she will use the orthodontic diode laser to remove excess gum tissue around the upper teeth to make them look longer.
How deep does a dental implant go?
Generally, a minimum of 1mm of bone is needed around a dental implant. When the implant is next to a tooth or another implant, more space is usually required (2mm to 3mm).
How deep should a dental implant be placed?
Taking intraoperative radiographs during the dental implant procedure and osteotomy preparation is highly recommended. It is advisable to drill to a depth of 4 to 6 mm with the first drill in the osteotomy sequence, and take a periapical radiograph to check the depth and angulation of the implant (Figure 2).
Is clinical attachment loss permanent?
Clinical attachment loss is an indicator of destructive periodontal disease, which means that the damage incurred from clinical attachment loss is irreversible.
Why Frenectomy is done?
A frenectomy is a surgery for removing frenum tissue, including the attachment to the underlying bone. The purpose of a tissue removal frenectomy is to correct unwanted tissues that are causing a dysfunctional frenum. Typically, a frenectomy suggests a small reduction of a frenum that is too short or tight.
What is CSF in orthodontics?
Put simply, a CSF is a surgical procedure used to prevent teeth that have been rotated due to orthodontic care, i.e. braces, from un-rotating back to their former position.
Does a Fiberotomy hurt?
How much does it cost to get your gums cut?
During your treatment plan appointment, your doctor will be able to give you a close estimate of what your overall cost will be. Gum contouring can range from $50 to $350 per tooth and having all of your front teeth done at once can cost between $1,000 and $3,000.