Understanding Tongue Tie and Myofunctional Therapy

May 1, 2024

Tongue tie, medically known as ankyloglossia, is a condition present at birth that restricts the tongue's range of motion. It occurs when the lingual frenulum—a small band of tissue connecting the underside of the tongue to the floor of the mouth—is too short, tight, or thick. This can lead to various issues, from breastfeeding difficulties in infants to speech problems in children and adults. [...]