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Tied tongue procedure?

Tied tongue procedure?

Frenectomy: Frenectomy is a surgical procedure that typically relieves the attachment of the bottom of the tongue to the lower jaw. Today, with the technology utilizing soft tissue lasers, this can done very comfortably with local anesthetics without any post op bleeding. ...Read more

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Tied Tongue (Definition)

It is a tight lingual fenulum, it can lead to poor feeding in newborns and maternal nipple pain. If these are present, usually frenuloplasty (minor ...Read more


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What should I do if tied tongue?

See an ENT doctor: Very simple procedure to fix this: can be done in the office in adults, under simple sedation for infants. Takes only a few minutes and is very effective. Typically this is done by ENT doctors. ...Read more

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Is it possible to stretch out a tied tongue?

Not really: Tongue tie needs to be surgically clipped. If you try to stretch it out, i guess theoretically you could tear it. But this would cause significant pain and probably bleeding. I would not recommend it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Tied tongue?

What is the definition or description of: Tied tongue?

Ankyloglossia: It is a tight lingual fenulum, it can lead to poor feeding in newborns and maternal nipple pain. If these are present, usually frenuloplasty (minor surgical repair) is recommended. ...Read more

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My 11 years old son is having a speech problem, some of thewords that he speaks are not very clear. He is also having a tied tongue. What should I do?

Could be: It certainly can be a tongue tie contributing but there are other causes of poor clarity of voice. A speech therapist and/or a pediatric ENT can evaluate your soon to be sure. They may also suggest a hearing test to ensure that isn't part of the problem. As long as your son is otherwise developmentally normal, chances are his speech can be helped in the months to come with proper care. ...Read more

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Can lingual frenectomy correct a tied tongue?

Can lingual frenectomy correct a tied tongue?

Yes: An oral surgeon, periodontist, and a general dentist all can perform a frenectomy. If you go to a clinician that has a laser, the healing of the frenectomy is much quicker. Ask your clinician as to whether they have a soft tissue laser with which they can perform this procedure. ...Read more

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How effective is having a lingual frenectomy to correct a tied tongue?

Very effective: If the frenum is the problem, the procedure can work extremely well for increasing range of motion. The procedure tends to be fairly short and the results are almost immediate. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is home remedy for pain and bleeding from tongue bite?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is home remedy for pain and bleeding from tongue bite?

Tongue bite: Impossible to answer without complete history/exam.A bite can lead to problems like infection.You should see a doctor/dentist. Before you go you may try oralgel for pain.A tea bag and pressure may stop the bleeding. But get to a clinican to be safe. ...Read more

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Home remedy can I use on a 16 month old toddler with tongue pertrusion problem?

Home remedy can I use on a 16 month old toddler with tongue pertrusion problem?

Find cause: I suggest you find the cause. If it's a habit that's less troubling than if its a physical cause like a breathing difficulty. ...Read more

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Any home treatment from bad breath? Tongue having white spots.

Any home treatment from bad breath? Tongue having white spots.

Home ??? Treatment??: Home tx for bad breath? Pretty much like "home treatment" for any other smelly parts of your body ... With an exception of - if your armpits stink, or other places... You can get into shower, or soak yourself in a nice bath... For as long as you want and get all those places clean and fresh! for how long? Until you sweat again... In your mouth it is different, as you cannot "soak" your mouth. ...Read more

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