A tongue tie, also known as ankyloglossia, is a condition in which the thin piece of skin under the tongue, called the frenulum, is too short or tight, preventing the tongue from moving freely. While tongue tie is a common condition, it can cause several problems for children if left untreated. In this article, we will explore the problems that can occur if your child has a tongue tie, and the solutions available to help manage this condition.
Tongue ties can cause a number of problems for children if left untreated, including difficulties with breastfeeding, speech development issues, and dental problems. However, there are solutions available, including frenotomy, speech therapy, and orthodontic treatment, to help manage this condition and improve the health and well-being of children with tongue ties. If you suspect your child has a tongue tie, it is important to speak with your doctor to determine the best course of treatment.