infant frenectomy special issue


Infant Laser Frenectomy Special Issue of the Journal of the American Laser Study Club, April 2021

2021 infant laser frenectomy journalThe American Laser Study Club (ALSC) is pleased to announce the release of the Special Issue of the Journal of ALSC (April 2021) dedicated to Infant Laser Frenectomies, which includes the following review articles:

  • Rajeev Agarwal, MD, FAAP; and Muneeb Mohiuddin – “The Rising Tongue Tie”
  • Anna Gross, MS, CCC-SLP; Chelsea Pinto, DDS; Leyli Norouz-Knutsen; and Chad Knutsen – “Functional Collaboration for Improved Patient Outcomes: The Importance of Interdisciplinary Teams to Infant and Toddler Frenectomy Outcomes”
  • Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP, COM®; and Kristie Gatto, MA, CCC-SLP, COM® – “The Team Approach in Treating Oral Sensory-Motor Dysfunction in Newborns, Infants and Babies with a Diagnosis of Tethered Oral Tissue”
  • Martin Rosen, DC, CSCP, CSPP – “Tummy Time – A Crucial Neurodevelopment Process”
  • Tess Townsend, PT, DPT, CAPP-OB – “Rethinking Best Care Practice in Infants with TOTs”
  • Cara Riek, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, IBCLC; and Stevanie Bahnerth, DC – “Breastfeeding, Bodywork, and Tethered Oral Tissues”
  • Martin Kaplan, DMD – “Infant Laser Frenectomy Case Studies”
  • Peter Vitruk, PhD, MInstP, CPhys – “Introduction to Soft Tissue Laser Surgery and Laser Safety Basics”
  • Anna (Anya) Glazkova, PhD; and Peter Vitruk, PhD, MInstP, CPhys – “CO2 Laser Surgery Post-Operative Pain and Healing. A Partial Literature Review”

With contributions from many world-renowned experts and with a focus on the interdisciplinary functional approach, this Special Edition of the Journal would be of interest to both experts and newcomers to this very dynamic and rapidly developing field.

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