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What is a Buccal Tie?

What is a Buccal Tie?

There are 7 frena in the mouth, and four of them are in the cheeks, and referred to as “buccal frena.”A frenum is considered a “tie” (tongue-tie, lip-tie) when it causes a problem. Otherwise, it is a “normal frenum. So a buccal tie is an...
What Symptoms Does a Tongue-Tie Cause?

What Symptoms Does a Tongue-Tie Cause?

Tongue-Tie Tips #2 This week, we’re going to talk about symptoms a tongue-tie can cause. Did any of you check for restricted tongues on your patients last week? It’s crazy what you will find once you ask the patient to lift the tongue instead of stick out the tongue!...
COVID-19 UPDATE 4/30/20

COVID-19 UPDATE 4/30/20

We will be open treating all patients starting on Monday, May 4! We have our team members here today and Friday answering your calls to schedule an appointment or reschedule as needed. We’re excited to be back, but we ask you to please read this letter which...
Top 8 Myths About Tongue-Tie Treatment

Top 8 Myths About Tongue-Tie Treatment

  These tongue-tie myths are repeated all too often. Medical professionals, dental professionals, therapists, friends, and family are prone to repeat these myths when they have not had up-to-date education on the topic. Educate yourself and others, or check out...