Does your baby have difficulty breastfeeding? Have you noticed restricted movement of their mouth? Your child may suffer from a tongue and/or lip tie, which can cause a variety of developmental and dental issues. These issues can range from difficulties breastfeeding to speech problems. At Molar Bear Pediatric Dentistry we offer laser frenectomies in Houston which is used to treat both tongue-ties and lip-ties.
At Molar Bear Pediatric Dentistry we offer laser frenectomies, which result in less bleeding, quicker healing times and less discomfort. During the procedure, the frenum attaching the upper lip and/or tongue will be released using a specialized laser. Once released, your child will have a better range of motion and will experience symptoms relief.
A child who is tongue and/or lip tied may experience various difficulties. Most often parents notice problems with breastfeeding and moving the mouth. Left untreated, patients often continue to experience problems such as problems eating or difficulties speaking properly, which may also affect their self-esteem. Along with improving your child’s oral range of motion, our laser frenectomies have quite a few benefits which include:
Think your little one may need a laser frenectomy? Contact Molar Bear Pediatric Dentistry in Houston today! We would be happy to schedule an appointment to evaluate your child’s mouth and determine whether a laser frenectomy is the right treatment option.