What are lip and tongue ties?
Ankyloglossia, also known as
There is also such a thing as a lip tie. Babies who have lip ties almost always also have tongue ties. Lip and tongue ties can affect a babies’ ability to breastfeed, or even take a bottle or a pacifier. They can also affect an older child’s ability to chew, swallow, breathe, and speak. Lip and
Tongues and lips are only considered tied if their movement is restricted thereby impairing mobility and function.
There has been a tremendous amount of new information from research studies in the last ten years about lip and tongue ties and their
What are some lip and tongue tie symptoms?
What are lip and tongue tie symptoms that a mother may feel while nursing?
Treating tongue and lip ties
If you suspect that your baby or child has a lip or tongue tie, you will want to get it evaluated. A
After a diagnosis has been made, there are multiple treatment options for families to consider. Treatment options include
New Beginnings has Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy at both locations. When you call to make an appointment, please tell the Office Manager that you are interested in a Lip or Tongue Tie evaluation because this is a specialized service.
For questions or for an evaluation call one of our office locations:
(915) 855-0601 (East) or (915) 303-5177 (Far East)