Pediatric Tongue- and Lip-Ties: Diagnosis and Treatment with Soft-Tissue Lasers

14 March 2015 - 15 March 2015

In this combination lecture and hands-on course at TUFTS University, attendees will be introduced to the concept of laser frenectomies, an increasingly popular method by which dentists and physicians can treat tongue-ties in their patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand infant sucking physiology and how tongue-tie impairs infant suck
  • Use evidence-based diagnostic criteria to screen babies for this condition
  • Understand all of the consequences and benefits of using lasers to destroy tongue-ties
  • Be able to perform tongue-tie releases on infants

For more information, visit the workshop's website.