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Functional Improvements of Speech, Feeding, and Sleep After Lingual Frenectomy Tongue-Tie Release: A Prospective Cohort Study

Richard Baxter, DMD, MS; Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP/COM; Barbara Stark Baxter, MD, FACP; Ashley Lashley, BS; Nicholas R. Rendell, MSc, PhD

Short lingual frenum in infants, children and adolescents. Part 1: Breastfeeding and gastroesophageal reflux disease improvement after tethered oral tissues release

P Hand, G Olivi, C Lajolo, G Gioco, L Marigo, R Castagnola, M Cordaro

Tongue Restriction Questionnaire: A New Screening Tool to Identify Tongue-Tied Patients

Richard Baxter, DMD, MS; Ashley Lashley, BS; and Nicholas R. Rendell, PhD

Short lingual frenulum: From diagnosis to laser and speech-language therapy

D Tripodi, G Cacciagrano, S D Ercole, F Piccari, A Maiolo, M Tieri

Relationship between short lingual frenulum and malocclusion. A multicentre study

Christian Calvo-Henríquez, Silvia Martins Neves, Ana María Branco, Jerome R Lechien, Frank Betances Reinoso, Xenia Mota Rojas, Carlos O’Connor-Reina, Isabel González-Guijarro, Gabriel Martínez Capoccioni

Objective Improvement After Frenotomy for Posterior Tongue-Tie: A Prospective Randomized Trial

Bobak A. Ghaheri, MD; Douglas Lincoln, MD, MPH; Tuyet Nhi T. Mai; Jess C. Mace, MPH, CCRP

Babies need free tongue movement to decipher speech sounds

Alison Bruderer, University of British Columbia

Published Oct 12, 2015


Quantitative imaging of tongue kinematics during infant feeding and adult swallowing reveals highly conserved patterns

Catherine W. Genna, Yiela Saperstein, Scott A. Siegel, Andrew F. Laine, David Elad
Published in Physiological Reports Volume 9, Issue 10, May 2021

New Screening Tool For Tongue Restrictions

Richard Baxter, DMD, Ashley Lashley, BS and Nicolas Rendell, PhD

This study was intended to determine the prevalence of tongue restrictions in a pediatric population and develop a screening tool for tongue-tie symptoms.

Short lingual frenulum: From Dx to Laser and Speech Language Tx

D. Tripodi, G, Cacciagrano, S D Ercole, F Piccarri, et al

This study shows that combined therapies lead to better results. Evaluation of tt release with and without speech-language therapy in children 6-12


Tongue tie Best Practices/Preventing Reattachment

Dr. Richard Baxter et. al

A description of Best Practices when treating patients with Oral Restrictions.

ICAP 2018 - Introductory Session - Tongue Tie 101

Dr. Rajeev Agarwal

New to tongue-tie?  Need a refresher?  Watch the video “Tongue Tie 101” presented by pediatrician, Dr. Rajeev Agarwal. After this presentation, attendees will have a clear understanding of topics related to tongue ties including how to describe them, identify them, and their associated symptoms. This presentation will review clinical issues associated with tongue-tie and their significance/effect on feeding, speech, and other oral-motor-related difficulties.  Attendees will be informed on tongue-tie treatment options as well as expectations pre and post frenectomy, including aftercare. Further, clinical case studies of tongue-tied patients from Dr. Agarwal’s clinic, Agave Pediatrics, will be reviewed and discussed.

This presentation is suitable for: Dentist/ Orthodontist, International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC), Pediatricians, Midwives, Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP), Myo-functional/Craniosacral Therapists, Feeding therapists (FT), Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Physicians, Registered Nurse (RN) and Occupational Therapists (OT)