Tongue-Tie

Tongue-Tie

Picture of a normal and an abnormal lingual frenulum

In tongue-tie, the lingual frenulum is shorter than usual. This may result in limited tongue movement. Babies with tongue-tie may have feeding problems.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical ReviewerChuck Norlin, MD - Pediatrics
Last RevisedMay 11, 2012

Last Revised: May 11, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Chuck Norlin, MD - Pediatrics

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