How a Tiny String Under the Tongue Impacts
Nursing, Speech, Feeding, and More.
Peek inside Dr. Baxter’s best-selling book.
In the most crucial and formative parts of children’s lives, tongue-ties have a significant effect on their well-being. Many parents and professionals alike want to know what can be done and how best to treat these individuals and families.
And now, there are answers.
Aimed at both parents and professionals, Tongue-Tied: How a Tiny String Under the Tongue Impacts Nursing, Speech, Feeding, and More is an exhaustive and informative guide to this misunderstood affliction. Along with a team of medical specialists, author Dr. Richard Baxter demystifies tongue-ties and spells out how this condition can be treated comprehensively, safely, and comfortably.
What experts are saying.
Martin A. Kaplan,
Pediatric Dentist and Director of Laser Dental Surgery for the American Board of Laser Surgery
Author of Adventures in Veggieland and co-author of Raising a Healthy Happy Eater
Scott A. Siegel,
MD, DDS, FACS, FICS, FAAP, DABLS
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Pioneer of Laser Lip- and Tongue-Tie Surgery
Founding Member and Past Director, International Affiliation of Tongue-Tie Professionals (IATP)
Pioneer and World-Renowned
Expert on Tethered Oral Tissues
Autumn R. Henning,
MS, CCC-SLP, COM
Founder of TOTS Training
Richard Baxter DMD, MS
Dr. Baxter is the author of Tongue-Tied: How a Tiny String Under the Tongue Impacts Nursing, Speech, Feeding, and More and the founder and owner of the Alabama Tongue-Tie Center and Shelby Pediatric Dentistry. He is a nationally celebrated speaker on tongue-ties.
In addition, Dr. Baxter is a board-certified pediatric dentist, Diplomate of the American Board of Laser Surgery, member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Alabama Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Baxter attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry where he graduated at the top of his class. In order to receive a specialty certification in pediatric dentistry, Dr. Baxter attended the residency program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH.
He enjoys spending time with his wife, Tara, who is a nurse practitioner, their twins, Hannah and Noelle, and their infant, Molly. Since he had a tongue-tie himself, and all three of his daughters were treated for tongue- and lip-ties at birth, this field is a personal one.