How a Tongue-Tie can Affect your Child’s Overall Health

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SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA You may have heard the phrase “tongue-tied” used as a metaphor for someone who stumbles over their words or fails to speak clearly. However, it is an oral condition that can affect your child’s airway and breastfeeding ability. Our Scotts Valley family dentists at Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry share on the […]

Can Tongue-Ties be Treated at Any Age?

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SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA Tongue-ties are a condition that develops from birth and, if not treated, can have lasting impacts on your looks and ability to eat, breathe, and speak properly or without restrictions. Some adults have lived their entire lives with an untreated tongue-tie. A new mom may discover that her newborn baby […]

Cat got your Tongue? What it means to really be Tongue-Tied

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SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA Your tongue is the strongest muscle in your body and is responsible for helping you swallow, chew, speak, and breathe. Additionally, your tongue is constantly at work even when you’re unaware of it. Unfortunately, when you’re tongue-tied, your tongue’s movement and range of motion are limited. Although many people are […]

The Best Way to Release an Infant Tongue-Tie

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SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA A tongue-tie restricts the tongue’s natural movement and can lead to life-long issues if not treated early. You’re either born with a tongue tie or not. It’s not something that you can develop later in life. Frenuloplasty is the most common treatment for tongue ties, and this procedure can now […]

Functional Frenuloplasty to treat tongue-ties in Scotts Valley

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Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley CA Have you ever heard of a functional frenuloplasty procedure?This term may sound like a mouthful, but if you or someone you love has a tongue-tie, this procedure is your ticket to better oral health, improved breathing, and a better functioning tongue for chewing, speaking, and swallowing. This blog will explore […]

Untreated Tongue Tie can Lead to these Health Dangers

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Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Does your child have a tongue-tie? If so, this frenum restricts the range of motion in the tongue, which can affect nutrition, speech development and even the growth of your child’s face and jaws. There is a school of thought that a tongue-tie will go away on its own […]

Hidden Reasons Behind Children Experiencing Difficulty Eating

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Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley, CA Having children who are picky eaters is quite common, but for some kids, the problems run deeper than that. Children may have food allergies, intolerance to certain foods, or a deficiency of certain vitamins or minerals. However, sometimes the culprit behind an eating difficulty in a child stems from […]

What to do After a Tongue Tie Release

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Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA If you are an adult that is considering a tongue-tie release or just underwent the procedure, what is your “game plan?” Releasing a tongue-tie by way of a frenectomy should be considered in most cases where a tongue-tie is present, but what about after the procedure is complete? Simply […]