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Re: Use of carbon dioxide laser in lingual frenectomy. Is the light sabre greater than the sword?

      As clinicians currently undertaking a multi centre audit on the efficacy of outpatient lingual frenulotomy (division) in neonates and infants, we read the paper by Puthussery et al.
      • Puthussery F.J.
      • Shekar K.
      • Gulati A.
      • Downie I.P.
      Use of carbon dioxide laser in lingual frenectomy.
      using carbon dioxide laser in lingual frenectomy (excision) with interest.
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        • Puthussery F.J.
        • Shekar K.
        • Gulati A.
        • Downie I.P.
        Use of carbon dioxide laser in lingual frenectomy.
        Br J Oral Maxillofacial Surg. 2011; 49: 580-581
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        Division of ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) for breastfeeding. Guidance IPG149.
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