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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

Myths That Keep Women from Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is good for baby and mother, but many women don’t breastfeed — or don’t breastfeed for long enough — because of some myths that make breastfeeding seem more difficult or undesirable.
Myth #1: Many women Read More