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Breastfeeding Prone Position For Ankyloglossia
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
I have bad sciatica pain possibly from carrying my baby and breastfeeding in bad positions. What is the best way to treat sciatica?
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Frenectomy: Ankyloglossia can be corrected by performing a lingual frenectomy. In this procedure, the tendon that connects the underside of the tongue to the floor of the mouth is severed. Either a traditional scalpel or laser procedure can be performed by a periodontist, oral surgeon, or these days, any dentist or dental specialist who is laser-certified. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tongue tied: If the mandibular lingual frenum, the tag of connective tissue between tongue and gums behind bottom front teeth, is too short it can adversely affect tongue function, swallowing, speech, lower jaw growth, upper jaw width, and integrity of gum tissue behind bottom front teeth. A simple surgical release, a green tony, releases the tissue and permits normal growth and function. See an Oral Surgeon ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: If it does not interfere with feeding and the kid is growing normally, there is a chance that the tie will stretch out in time and not be a problem. If it prevents an adequate latch, I often do a simple office procedure to cut back the tie, as long as the attachment has few vascular elements. ...Read more
What to do if I have a mild tongue tie (ankyloglossia), I want it removed, but I'm scared, help me decide?
Need an evaluation: There can be a number of indications for performing a frenectomy or frenulopasty to allow for more movement of the tongue. If you are having speech problems or irritation to the tongue due to the limited movement, you may consider having the surgery. The best advice would be to see your dentist or a dental specialist (periodontist or oral surgeon) for evaluation and treatment if indicated. ...Read more
Tongue tie: This is where a fibrous band under the tongue is attached in a way that limits its mobility. For many, it will stretch out over time, for some it can interfere with feeding. A simple procedure called a frenulotomy can often be preformed if indicated to increase the tongue mobility. ...Read more
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