Tongue TieAn Overview
Tongue tie is a condition that children are born with where the frenulum is too tight causing a restriction in the movement of the tongue or lips. Tongue tie is easily treated with the use of dental laser technology.
Tongue tie can:
- Make it difficult to breastfeed
- Can impact speech development
- Make it hard to eat or speak
What is a frenulum?
A frenulum is the piece of soft tissue that connects the tongue to the base of the mouth. The lower and upper lip also have a frenulum that keeps the lips attached to their respective jaw.
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Tongue Tie What to Expect
Izadi Orthodontics offers laser therapy frenectomy as a minimally invasive, permanent treatment option for releasing the frenulum restoring natural movement of the lips and tongue. A laser frenectomy is a safe and effective treatment for tongue tie.
What is a frenectomy?
A frenectomy is a procedure used to release the frenulum in patients with tongue-tie. Once a surgical procedure, Izadi Orthodontics now uses innovative laser technology to reduce discomfort and swelling. A laser frenectomy is a brief treatment that can be completed from the comfort of our Timonium orthodontist office.