Does treatment of tongue tie in infants change long term outcomes
Does treatment of tongue tie in infants change long term outcomes
Document number : 226951
Created by: Ciara Ross, 2018-01-08
Last revised by: Ciara Ross, 2018-01-08
Document created in: James Cook University

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1. Summary

Abstract for the general public

Tongue tie is believed to have effects on breast feeding, swallowing, speech development, maxillofacial development and development of sleep disordered breathing. Tongue tie treatment is considered an invasive procedure by some and there is discordance in the medical profession regarding when infants might benefit from undergoing this treatment.

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Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Medicine and Dentistry - Medicine - Mackay Clinical School workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27

2. In depth information

Scientific title

Does frenulotomy in infants change long term outcomes

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

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Date commenced

2017-04-01

Does treatment of tongue tie in infants change long term outcomes, from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/226951