Tongue-tie affects thousands of babies, children, and adults. According to the National Health Service, 11 percent of newborns have this condition. Even with these numbers, there’s very little awareness on tongue-tie. As a matter of fact, there are specialists who do not view this as a serious malady. They believe that tongue-tie does not require intervention.
- Feeding difficulties
- Dental issues
- Sleep problems
- Speech disorders
- Behavioral problems
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If you suspect your child suffers from tongue-tie, seek the expertise of a dentist specializing in these four treatments. Also, read the articles in this section to learn more about tongue-tie.
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Conventional wisdom dictates that tongue-tie will eventually correct itself. Baby Center estimates that, as the structure of the mouth changes, most tongue-ties go away during the first weeks of a baby’s life. But what about those that persist into childhood and adulthood?
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