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Tongue Tie Release

Quality Care for a Better Quality of Life!

What is Tongue Tie?

Ankyloglossia, often known as tongue-tie, is a disorder that limits the tongue's range of motion from birth.

With tongue-tie, the bottom of the tongue's tip is bound to the floor of the mouth by an exceptionally short, thick, or tight band of tissue (lingual frenulum), which may obstruct breastfeeding. A person with a tongue tie could find it challenging to thrust out their tongue. Additionally, tongue-tie can impact a child's ability to swallow, communicate, and consume.

People with tongue ties often have trouble moving the tongue from side to side or lifting it to the upper teeth. Furthermore, they have difficulty extending the tongue past the lower front teeth.


Benefits of Having a Tongue Tie Released

The advantages of tongue tie and lip tie laser surgery are that it can help:

  • Pain relief

  • Better breathing

  • Clearer speech

  • Improved Oral Health

  • Improve orofacial function


How We Treat Pre- and Post-Surgical Tongue Tie Release

At About Face, we offer pre surgical muscular care to prep prior to surgery in the way of exercise therapy. Once the tongue tie is released, the recovery treatment is carried out in a calm and private room in Seattle. During the process, Rebecka maintains open communication with the client while using gentle massage and lymphatic drainage techniques.

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