Frenectomies

Laser Frenectomies Dentist in Frisco, Texas

We are a premiere Laser Frenectomy Dentistry in Frisco, TX with services to infants, toddlers, teens and children with special needs. Sheer Smiles Pediatric Dentistry is located in Frisco, Texas and we proudly serve the surrounding cities of Little Elm, The Colony, Plano, Prosper, and Oak Point.




Laser Frenectomies Dentist in Frisco, Texas

We are a premiere Laser Frenectomy Dentistry in Frisco, TX with services to infants, toddlers, teens and children with special needs. Sheer Smiles Pediatric Dentistry is located in Frisco, Texas and we proudly serve the surrounding cities of Little Elm, The Colony, Plano, Prosper, and Oak Point.




Laser Frenectomy Dentistry Frisco, Texas

Frenectomies, or upper lip and tongue ties revisions as they are commonly called, are procedures that are often done on newborns, toddlers or children who have lips and tongues that are held too tightly by their frenum.

What is a Lip Tie or Tongue Tie?

Well before your baby is born, you are committed to doing everything possible to help him or she grows up happy, strong and healthy. Sometimes, you both need extra help to accomplish this, and one common but easily treated problem some parents and infants face is a restrictive frenum. This is also called a frenulum and is commonly known as tongue-tie or lip-tie. A frenum is a stretch of tissue that connects and holds other tissues in place. The lingual frenum is the tissue under the tongue connecting the tongue to the floor of the mouth. The maxillary labial frenum is the tissue attaching the upper lip to the mouth.

What is a Frenectomy?

For a newborn, lip-tie or tongue-tie can make breastfeeding difficult for the infant and painful for the mother because the lip and/or tongue’s limited movement prevents the infant from properly latching on and drawing milk from the breast. If left untreated, it can eventually impair the child’s speech and proper tooth alignment. The newborns we treat should nurse immediately and sometimes moms will notice a very significant difference both in the quantity that the newborn consumes as well as their personal comfort while nursing.

Lip-tie and tongue-tie can be corrected by a procedure called frenectomy/ frenotomy. This can be performed with scissors or a soft tissue laser.

Together, we’ll do everything possible to help your little one grow up happy, strong and healthy.


About Dr. Solmaz Shir, DDS

Presently, Dr. Solmaz Shir is a Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry. In addition, Dr. Shir, Received her Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science from the University of Texas at Austin, and her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S) degree from University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Specifically, Dr. Solmaz Shir graduated from dental school with a distinction in academic teaching. After that, she received numerous leadership, academic, and dentistry awards. As a result, Dr. Solmaz Shir has held a position as part-time faculty at Baylor College of Dentistry while practicing general dentistry in private practice setting in DFW area.

Sheer Smiles participates with most PPO insurance plans. Medicaid and CHIP accepted.

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Our plan is designed to provide greater access to quality
dental care at an affordable price.

Yearly maximums. None!
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Claim forms. Nope!
Frequency limits? None!
No pre-authorization requirements.
Pre-existing condition limitations. None!
No one will be denied coverage.
No waiting periods (immediate eligibility).

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Same Day Pediatric Emergency Appointments!

Sudden dental injuries or severe pain can be frightening. In these emergency situations, we will be there to help your child, 24/7/365!

What Our Kids Parents Think About Us!

Dr. Shir was amazing!!

Dr. Shir was great in taking care of my little one’s tongue and lip tie. The staff here are very friendly and helpful. They definitely are thorough in explanations of the procedure that was going to be done and I would highly recommend them.

Vicky V. - Patients Mom

Best pediatric dental I have visited!

Everyone at Sheer Smiles is so welcoming. We felt like family from the first appointment. Dr. Shir was great with my two girls. The hygienists were wonderful as well as the front desk staff. Hands down – the best pediatric dental practice I have visited!

Meliha D. - Patients Mom

My two little ones love going to Sheer Smiles!

My two little ones love going to Sheer Smiles! The office is always nice and clean. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. There is never a long wait to be seen, so anxious and impatient little ones aren’t kept waiting. There are even TVs on the ceilings in the patient area with entertainment to… Read more “My two little ones love going to Sheer Smiles!”

Veronica C. - Patients Mom

Dr. Shir will provide the best Pediatric Dentistry services for your child!

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