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Category: Tongue-Ties / Frenectomies

All Tied Up…

Tongue and lip ties can cause various problems for infants, children and adults when it comes to eating, sleeping, speaking, breathing, teeth crowding, teeth decay and more. Tongue and lip ties are corrected with a frenectomy. A frenectomy is a minor surgery to loosen or remove the frenulum tissue, allowing the tongue to move more freely and have a wider range of motion.

what is a frenectomy?

What is a Frenectomy?

A frenectomy is a simple surgical procedure involving the removal of one or more frena from the mouth. You may be wondering; what circumstances deem a frenectomy necessary? Continue reading to learn more about how patients benefit from frenectomies.