What is Tongue Tie? Common Indications & Concerns – ChildrensMD


What is tongue tie? Doctors Emily Hahn and Maithilee Menezes from St. Louis Children’s Hospital provide answers and address prevalent indicators and issues. There are crucial aspects in figuring out if a youngster has tongue tie. For instance, medical doctors take into consideration the mother’s level of breastfeeding discomfort, challenges feeding and oral hygiene difficulties in older young children. There is no literature to help sleep apnea as a outcome of tongue/lip tie in babies and opinions are mixed on whether or not it causes speech challenges.

Dr. Emily Hahn is a board certified pediatric dentist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Dr. Hahn attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI for dental college. She completed her pediatric dental residency in Yakima, WA. She is the mommy to one particular spirited and jolly small guy.

Dr. Maithilee Menezes is an ENT-otolaryngologist. She has been in practice for more than 10 years. Dr. Menezes received her healthcare degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.



Originally published in childrensmd.org