Tongue-Tie

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.

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.

Current as ofDecember 12, 2018

Author: Healthwise Staff
John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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