i just had this surgery a week a go , because it was too close to my upper lips and the fron teeth . however i felt unsatisfied after doing the surgery , i freaked out , i feel my lips shape are alterd , and im afraid it may cause other problems , i just want to know does it really affect the lips shape ? and is there any other problems of doing that surgery , and how long i may need to recover , because i still feel the wound in side my mouth and i feel tightness in the surgery area

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 13 - November - 2009, at 20:02 PM

  • Frenectomy is just the normal procedure and it does not alter the lip shape. You are feeling this because after the surgery there is bit of swelling and because of that you are feeling the tightness in lips and the alteration in the lip shape. When the swelling will go and complete healing is there which can take around 2 to 3 weeks you will feel fine. If you want to know in detail about the frenectomy you can visit the following link on our website.....http://www.identalhub.com/articlecategory-frenectomy-40.aspx

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