tongue-tie

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tongue-tie

a congenital condition in which the tongue has restricted mobility as the result of an abnormally short frenulum
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discovered that his patient had ankyloglossia and suggested corrective surgery.
Although ankyloglossia affects only a small percentage of the population, it represents a growing number of oral conditions that can be effectively treated with a laser.
She whisked him off for examination and the paediatrician confirmed that Joseph had ankyloglossia, and said they'd refer him for an operation.
Distribution of malocclusion, developmental anomalies, trauma and restorations in autistic children Condition Description Primary Mixed Permanent malocclusion Crowding 0 21 51 Proclination 3 15 42 Anterior open bite 0 3 0 Rotation 0 3 6 Under orthodontic 0 0 12 treatment Developmental anomalies Enamel hypoplasia 0 12 15 Fusion 0 3 0 Ankyloglossia 0 0 3 Mesiodens 0 0 3 Trauma Ellis class 1 0 12 3 Ellis class 2 0 6 3 Restorations Preformed 0 3 18 metal crowns Glass ionomer 0 9 9 cement
Improved ankyloglossia correction with four-flap Z-frenuloplasty.
ENT, Oral Surgery and Dental Services: Acoustic neuroma; Ankyloglossia (tongue-tie); Audiological Testing; Auditory Brain Stem Implants; Aural Rehabilitation Therapy; Brain stem auditory evoked response (BER, BAER); Carbogen Inhalation Therapy for the Treatment of Sudden Hearing Loss; Cerumen (ear wax) removal; Cleft lip/Cleft Palate Repairs; Cochlear Implantation; Cochleostomy with neurovascular transplant;
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