A few years ago, I started thinking carefully about what I could do to improve my smile. I had lived with crooked, yellowed teeth for most of my adult life, and honestly, I just wanted to feel beautiful. I started thinking about working with a cosmetic dentist, and before I knew it, I was in an office getting a complimentary consultation. I learned about a variety of different procedures that could improve my look, and it was really fun. I wanted to create a blog all about making smiles more beautiful, which is why I made this website. Check out this blog for great information about dentistry.
A condition known as "tongue-tie" or
When babies are in the womb, part of the tissue that is still developing in the facial area is called the
If the tissue of the tongue does not properly form and separate all the way, it becomes twisted, which is known as tongue-tie. While there is no definitive cause for this condition, many doctors believe it is related to genetics. It can be especially hard for parents to notice this problem in infants, but as children grow the problem becomes more pronounced.
If you are concerned that your newborn or child may be suffering from tongue-tie, there are several symptoms to look for:
In most cases, surgery is the only way to correct tongue-tie. There are several different surgical options that parents can choose from depending on the age of the child, their medical history, and the severity of the problem.
The most common procedure involves snipping the
22 June 2016