During a frenotomy to repair tongue-tie, the doctor clips (cuts) the lingual frenulum. The frenulum is the tissue that attaches the tongue to the floor of the mouth. Most babies don't need stitches afterward.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||John Pope, MD - Pediatrics|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Chuck Norlin, MD - Pediatrics|
|Last Revised||May 11, 2012|