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Tongue-tie assessment: clinical aspects and a new diode laser technique for its management.

@article{Crippa2016TonguetieAC,
  title={Tongue-tie assessment: clinical aspects and a new diode laser technique for its management.},
  author={Rolando Crippa and Michela Paglia and Franco Ferrante and Andrea Ottonello and Francesca Angiero},
  journal={European journal of paediatric dentistry},
  year={2016},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          220-222
        }
}
BACKGROUND Often breastfeeding problems experienced by mothers and their babies may be attributed to the abnormal attachment of the infant's tongue (ankyloglossia) and/or maxillary lip-tie. Proper breastfeeding depends upon an infant's ability to correctly latch onto its mother's breast. If born with oral soft tissue abnormalities such as tongue-tie or lip-tie, it may be almost impossible for the infant to breastfeed. During the oral evaluation of an infant presenting with breastfeeding… 

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