Frenuloplasty for Tongue-Tie

Picture of a frenuloplasty for tongue-tie

Frenuloplasty is a procedure in which a doctor clips the tissue (lingual frenulum) that attaches the tongue to the floor of the mouth. Stitches are used to close the triangular-shaped wound. And pressure may be applied to stop any bleeding.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Chuck Norlin, MD - Pediatrics

Current as ofJuly 26, 2016

Current as of: July 26, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Chuck Norlin, MD - Pediatrics