Allen, TX Tongue Tie Release Surgery: Cuddly Smiles Pediatric Dentistry
Tongue Tie/ Frenectomy
A 6 year old boy presented to Cuddly Smiles Pediatric Dentistry with a tongue tie. Presenting symptoms includes delayed speech, picky eater, under weight and snoring at night, Patient has regular tonsils and adenoid based on ENT evaluation. Patient could not lift tongue to touch roof of mouth as shown in the photos due to thick tongue tie. More
Tongue Tie Release surgery
Patient is able to lift tongue to touch the roof of the mouth immediately after the tongue tie release surgery with a CO2 laser. A 3 weeks post-op photo shows child lifting the tongue with no restriction. According to mom patient is pronouncing words clearly and is trying new foods. He has also increased in weight since the previous visits. More
What are tongue-tie?
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