This systematic review explores recommendations for infant post-frenectomy wound care and suggestions for future research.
AGD Subject Code: 430
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the prevalence and impact of ankyloglossia in infants and its relevance to breastfeeding and overall health.
- Explore the current state of post-frenectomy wound management, including varying approaches and the need for standardized protocols.
- Identify the complex variables involved in post-frenectomy care, including oral wound healing physiology, individual patient factors, and functional considerations.
This course was published in the October 2023 issue and expires October 2026. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.