Typically, it takes 3-7 days to heal from a laser frenectomy. The patient should rest during that time and allow the healing process to do its work. For infants, breastfeeding immediately after the procedure is fine since breast milk contains healing properties and the simple act of breastfeeding will reassure and soothe the baby.
Your doctor will prescribe medications for any after-surgery discomfort. Be sure to take them as directed. Also, it’s important to follow the instructions for the outlined post-procedure tissue stretches to gain the maximum benefit from your treatment.