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Buccal Ties Paper


Baxter, Merkel-Walsh, Lahey, Knudsen and Zaghi

The buccal frenum: Trends in diagnosis and indications for treatment of buccal-ties among 466 healthcare professionals

The buccal frenum is connective tissue that adheres the mucosa of the cheek to the alveolar process. When restricted, this condition is commonly known as a buccal- or cheek-tie. Restrictive buccal frena are often treated during tongue- and lip-tie procedures, yet widely accepted classification, diagnostic and treatment guidelines are lacking.

Buccal Ties Paper
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