Lingual frenulum and malocclusion: An overlooked tissue or a minor issue.

@article{Vaz2015LingualFA,
  title={Lingual frenulum and malocclusion: An overlooked tissue or a minor issue.},
  author={Anna Cecilia Vaz and Pavithra M Bai},
  journal={Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={
          488-92
        }
}
  • Anna Cecilia Vaz, Pavithra M Bai
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Indian journal of dental research : official publication of Indian Society for Dental Research
  • CONTEXT Tongue-tie (more formally known as ankyloglossia) is a congenital anomaly characterized by an abnormally short lingual frenulum, which may restrict mobility of the tongue tip impairing its ability to fulfill its functions. The clinical significance of ankyloglossia is varied; rarely symptomatic to a host of problems including infant feeding difficulties, speech disorders, malocclusions, and others. AIMS The need of this study was to evaluate the occurrence and severity of tongue-tie… CONTINUE READING

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