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Tongue Tie Surgery

Understanding Tongue-Tie

The phrase, “tongue-tied,” is thrown around a lot either on a playground or out in the world. Usually used after a series of funny tongue twisters, when someones mispeaks, or when they can't find the words, the phrase is so common that many might not even know that tongue-tie is a real condition that can [...]

By |October 11th, 2018|Tongue Tie Surgery|Comments Off on Understanding Tongue-Tie

Is Your Baby Tongue Tied? A Frenectomy Can Help

We use the phrase “tongue tied” to refer to being dumbstruck, unable to speak because of shyness or embarrassment. But the tongue can be literally tied thanks to a little band of connective tissue that attaches the tongue to the bottom of the mouth. And being “tongue tied” can come with some concerning health risks. [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|Tongue Tie Surgery|Comments Off on Is Your Baby Tongue Tied? A Frenectomy Can Help

Despite Dental Problems, Many Pregnant Women Avoid Dentist

Gum disease and other oral health problems can have significant impacts on your overall health. One complication of gum disease is an increase in pregnancy complications. Despite this risk, nearly half of all pregnant women avoid going to the dentist, even though more than three quarters of them report dental problems. Cost Keeps [...]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Gum Disease, Hygiene, Preventitive Dentistry, Tongue Tie Surgery|Comments Off on Despite Dental Problems, Many Pregnant Women Avoid Dentist

Babies Need Free Tongues to Interpret Speech

Researchers have always thought that the ability of infants to understand speech sounds was primarily related to hearing development. But now a new study has shown that babies understand speech sounds better if they have free tongue movement. Restricted Tongue Studies For this study, researchers used two different pronunciations of the letter “d” in the [...]

By |October 28th, 2015|Tongue Tie Surgery|Comments Off on Babies Need Free Tongues to Interpret Speech

Can Tongue Tie Increase Your Child’s Need for Braces?

The main reason why tongue tie surgery is recommended is that it can help your baby breastfeed successfully, but it’s likely that there are many other benefits. Tongue tie has been accused of resulting in delayed speech and speech difficulties as well as TMJ. The latter may be related [...]

By |August 5th, 2015|Braces, Tongue Tie Surgery|Comments Off on Can Tongue Tie Increase Your Child’s Need for Braces?