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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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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.


Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
9 doctors shared insights

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. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
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Simple surgery on tongue (Tip)

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

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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. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Simple surgery on tongue (Tip)

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

Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Simple surgery on tongue (Tip)

Move it, move it - post surgery/injury. Best outcome. ...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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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more