Tongue Tie Examination Video

Lingual Frenulum Evaluation

Tongue tie is easily seen when the mouth is opened and the tongue is lifted up. The language of the patient's language is checked for structural changes and language movements. Videoda type II anterior tongue tie (type 2 anterior tongue tie)

It is seen that the patient's tongue is examined.

During the tongue tie examination, the tongue tie's thickness, whether it is vascular or not, is evaluated according to the tip of the tongue.

The anterior tongue tie (or type I, II, and III tongue ties) can easily be seen during examination according to the new tongue tie classification request; the posterior tongue tie (or Type IV tongue ligament / submucosal tongue tongue) can only be understood by manual examination.

Anterior tongue tie can easily be seen when the mouth is opened and the tongue is being lifted up; posterior tongue tie may need to be manually examined for tongue tie. Posterior tongue ties are sometimes invisible and submucosal (type IV tongue tie, type 4 tongue tie, submucosal tongue tie / posterior tongue tie).

For posterior tongue tie examination, the middle part of the tongue is lifted up over the patient's head by inserting both index finger under the tongue. Tongue tie is understood as submucosal to the middle line. This tongue tie types causes especially malnutrition in infants. It is the tongue tie type that misunderstanding the most. Incorrect phrase "tongue shortened" is confused with.

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