Does My Child Have a Tethered Oral Tissue/Tongue Tie?
Tethered Oral Tissue:
What will Creative Speech Therapy do for my child?
First, we complete a comprehensive oral assessment to determine if your child has tethered oral tissue. Then, we determine if there is limited functioning that needs treatment. We are specially trained in identifying and treating tethered oral tissue. We provide pre- and post-frenectomy (tongue tie release) care in coordination with your medical team. We also provide comprehensive re-education treatment after the procedure to ensure that your child gets the best possible functioning post release.
We specialize in and provide pre- and post-frenectomy (tongue tie release) care in coordination with your surgical provider. We also provide comprehensive Tethered Oral Tissue care according to current research.
When should I seek professional help?
My child has:
- Messy eating
- dental caries/tooth decay
- fatigue from chewing/inefficient chewing/bites that are too big,
- Tongue thrust swallowing pattern, Difficulty swallowing pills
- Excessive drooling
- Digestive problems
- Sleep Apnea
- Tooth grinding
- Food texture aversion
- Pocketing food in the cheeks when eating
- Asymmetric smile
- Headaches TMJ