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IP International Journal of Periodontology and Implantology


Tongue tie: A case report


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Case Report

Author Details : Amit Kumar Singh*, Rashi Chauhan, Khushboo Rani, Kriti Singh

Volume : 4, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 113-114


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Abstract

Tongue tie also known as Ankyloglossia is congenital disorder characterized by short, thick frenulum which causes reduced mobility of tongue it reduces possible extension such as protrusion and elevation of tongue. It is caused by short frenum or genioglossus muscle. It is seen in various age group. It causes difficulty in feeding, dental hygiene maintenance and speech. The tongue tie is most commonly appears from tip of tongue to the base of tongue.

Keywords: Ankyloglossia, Frenectomy, Tongue tie.


Doi : 10.18231/j.ijpi.2019.024

How to cite : Singh A K, Chauhan R , Rani K, Singh K , Tongue tie: A case report. IP Int J Periodontol Implantol 2019;4(3):113-114

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