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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Simple Surgery On Tongue (Overview)

For tongue-tied babies a simple surgery can be performed to clip the extra band of tissue that holds the tongue down to the base of the mouth.


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Hi i am 28 yrs old, i having tongue tie problem as once I got surgery 6year back. Now again i facing hard speech issue and tongue tie ...please advise?

Hi i am 28 yrs old, i having tongue tie problem as once I got surgery 6year back. Now again i facing hard speech issue and tongue tie ...please advise?

Unusual: Surgical reshaping of the tag of tissue under your tongue, the mandibular lingual frenum, is a permanent change. Lack of tongue mobility and speech alterations are troubling signs. You need to see an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon or an ear/nose/throat specialist immediately . This can't wait. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Simple Surgery On Tongue (Overview)

For tongue-tied babies a simple surgery can be performed to clip the extra band of tissue that holds the tongue down to the base of the mouth.


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After tongue surgery I have develop a copper tongue. Why?

After tongue surgery I have develop a copper tongue. Why?

Oral hygiene: If it is cause by oral rinse like chlorohexidine, a common medicine often prescribed after any oral surgery as its side effect, there is nothing to worry about. It is also possible cause by plaque accumunation or certain medications you are taking. Please consult your dentist if that is a concern for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

Surgery may be the best remedy for you but rehab is key. ...See more

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Might getting surgery for my tongue tied problem effect my speech?

Might getting surgery for my tongue tied problem effect my speech?

Usually Yes: It tends to make your speech more clear for you to speak and for other people to understand what you say. This is because your tongue can now touch the proper areas of the teeth and mouth to actually make the correct sounds possible. ...Read more

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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

The key to healing, from a major surgery, is great nutrition. ...See more

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Is it common to bite your tongue after oral surgery with general anethesia?

Is it common to bite your tongue after oral surgery with general anethesia?

Not common: But possible. If you have a bruise on your tongue, it is possible that there were some difficulties with the intubation or surgical instrumentation. ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

Move it, move it - post surgery/injury. Best outcome. ...See more