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a frenotomy to repair tongue-tie, the doctor clips (cuts) the lingual frenulum.
The frenulum is the tissue that attaches the tongue to the floor of the mouth.
Most babies don't need stitches afterward.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsSpecialist Medical ReviewerChuck Norlin, MD - Pediatrics
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
Current as of:
September 9, 2014
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Chuck Norlin, MD - Pediatrics
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