Tongue & Lip Ties

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While our offices are in the greater Phoenix area, the resources available on our website may be of use to any parents wondering "What is a tongue tie?", "How does a frenectomy help?", and "What should I do after a frenectomy?".

 

Please click through to learn more about the signs and symptoms, consult process, procedure, post-procedure exercises, aftercare, and to view photos of patients who have had frenectomy procedures for tongue and/or lip ties.

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There are various signs and symptoms of tongue and lip ties. These symptoms can affect infants and breastfeeding parents, as well as older children and adults.

LEARN ABOUT SYMPTOMS
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The consult includes a thorough assessment of your child’s health, symptoms, and classification of tongue and lip ties.

ABOUT THE CONSULT
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This page has information on the frenectomy procedure, as well as what to expect after the procedure.

THE PROCEDURE AND AFTER
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Here you can find forms for tongue/lip tie, lactation, and osteopathic manual medicine appointments. Print and fill them ahead of your appointment to save time.

DOWNLOADABLE FORMS
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The aftercare handout is a downloadable PDF that discusses the frenectomy procedure, pain management with dosage chart, and post-procedure exercises.

AFTERCARE PDF
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Our photo gallery shows different sorts of tongue and lip ties, pre- and post- frenectomy. Those squeamish about medical images may not wish to view the gallery!

BEFORE AND AFTER