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Laser Frenectomies: Are They Safe For Your Child?

Laser Frenectomies: Are They Safe For Your Child?

Laser frenectomies remove the connective tissue at either the top or the bottom of the mouth, and this procedure is done whenever a child experiences certain speech, eating or orthodontic problems. It’s natural for parents to feel concerned about this procedure, but...

What You Need to Know About Oral Frenectomies

What You Need to Know About Oral Frenectomies

A frenectomy, also known as a frenotomy, is any procedure where the binding tissue on the body is cut or modified in any way. Frenectomy operations are pretty common, especially during the infant stages of life. In many cases, however, the term will refer to an oral...

What is a lip-tie?

What is a lip-tie?

What is a lip-tie? A lip-tie is a condition that babies are born with. It is fairly easy to spot in a child as most of the symptoms and identifiers are physical. A lip-tie is where the small skin tissue in between the lower or upper lip and the gums below or in...

Is Breastfeeding Hurting?

Is Breastfeeding Hurting?

If you experience pain while you breastfeed, it’s important that you seek help because while it can take time to get the hang of it, breastfeeding should not hurt. If you don’t get help, the pain can lead to sore or cracked nipples, and this can lead to excruciating...

The Link between Speech Development and Tongue and Lip Tie Condition

The Link between Speech Development and Tongue and Lip Tie Condition

When the range of motion of the tongue is restricted, it’s likely because of a tongue-tie, which occurs when there is overdeveloped tissue that ties the tongue to the floor of the mouth. Treatment is often required; otherwise, this condition can affect a baby’s...

What Is a Tongue-Tie? How Can You Resolve It?

What Is a Tongue-Tie? How Can You Resolve It?

A tongue-tie—or its medical name, ankyloglossia—is a condition present at birth that inhibits your child’s ability to move their tongue in an ideal manner for proper function. In everyone's mouth, they have a thin and short piece of stretchy tissue that connects the...