Tongue Tie Treatment
Lip tie and tongue tie is a condition where lips and the tongue are held too tightly by the frenum (the ligament or string that attaches the lips and tongue to the gums and jaw bone). If left untreated, this ties can cause a range of teeth, speech and feeding problems.
Babies: breastfeeding and/or bottle feeding difficulties
Toddler: eating difficulties, speech difficulties
Children: speech difficulties, jaw development, teeth alignment
Adults: speech difficulties gum recession, sleeping disorders, postural problems
Our laser procedure to release frenums has been successfully performed on people of all ages – from infants through to adults.
Lasers are more gentle on the body than traditional methods that involve cutting and stitching.
removes the tissue precisely
almost no bleeding afterward
no stitches are needed in most cases
general anaesthesia is usually not needed
a baby will suckle immediately after the procedure
children can go to school the next day