Ankyloglossia and Its Management- Need for Standardised Guidelines

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Hemanth Kowdley Subrahmanyam

Abstract

With increasing diagnosis of ankyloglossia, the need for uniformity in diagnostic criteria and treatment decisions like frenotomy or frenuloplasty has come to the fore. Involvement of multidisciplinary healthcare providers who use various non-standardised resources and tools in the assessment and decision making is debatable. Effects of ankyloglossia on breast feeding, speech and sleep are discussed in this article following review of available high quality evidence based literature.

Keywords:
Ankyloglossia, lingual frenulum, tongue tie, frenotomy

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Subrahmanyam, H. K. (2020). Ankyloglossia and Its Management- Need for Standardised Guidelines. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 26(5), 36-41. https://doi.org/10.9734/jsrr/2020/v26i530258
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Review Article

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