You have probably heard someone referred to as tongue-tied when they have trouble saying what they mean to say. You should know that tongue-ties are a real physical issue that can affect how someone speaks, how someone eats, and how well you can breathe.
This is one of the reasons we perform frenectomies at our Hawthorne, CA practice. Relieving a child’s tongue-tie when they are little can prevent a variety of developmental problems as they get older. Dr. Joyner discusses this in the video below.