Frenotomy for Tongue-Tie

 Picture of a frenotomy for tongue-tie

During 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 Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics

Current as ofMay 4, 2017

Current as of: May 4, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics