Oral Care & Conditions

Tongue-tied infants and breastfeeding

Brief Overview What is tongue-tie? Some infants are born with a medical condition called tongue-tie, whose technical name is ankyloglossia.During pregnancy, the cord-like piece of tissue that connects the tongue to the floor of the mouth—called the lingual frenulum—guides the development of the structures of the mouth. After birth, it gradually thins and...Read more