Ankyloglossia: Prevention and Complications

Prevention Tips

There is no way to prevent this condition.

Watch Out

  • Gaps or spaces between the front lower teeth
  • Speech problems, because the tip of the tongue cannot rise high enough to make some sounds clearly, such as t, d, z, s, th, n, and l

When to See Doctor

Consult a doctor if you note that your child has difficulty with speech, swallowing solid food or breast feeding problems.

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