Tongue and lip mobility are important for a variety of activities, including speaking and eating. Some babies have too much tissue on the underside of their lip or tongue, which can cause problems.
In this scenario, a dentist can help.
Your child may need treatment for a tongue tie if:
Your child may need treatment for a lip tie if:
If your child has a tongue or lip tie, it’s important to get it treated as soon as possible. Otherwise, they could experience difficulties with speech and oral hygiene.
The actual procedure typically takes just a few minutes. Your dentist will go over the recovery time you should expect, but it can take anywhere from a week to a month before your baby begins breastfeeding normally.
We’re here for you. We understand how important it is for babies to get quality dental care from a young age, which is why we offer several pediatric dental services, including tongue tie treatment, lip tie treatment, and sealants.
Whether you have questions you’d like to ask us or you’re ready to book an appointment, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us today via our contact page.