Breastfeeding Difficulties – Frenectomy/Frenotomy
Approximately 5 percent of newborn babies have breastfeeding difficulties due to a short frenum attachment under their tongue; this is sometimes referred to as tongue tie. Warning signs of tongue tie can be painful nursing, inconsistent sleep patterns, baby not getting enough to eat, and an exhausted mom. This can be corrected by a simple, harmless procedure called a frenotomy. Our skilled board certified dentists use the latest in dental laser technology to release the frenum and provide relief for both baby and Mom. Schedule your consultation as soon as you recognize possible signs of tongue tie.