TOTS –Tethered Oral Tissues | Pediatric and Laser Dentistry

TOTS – Tethered Oral Tissues – The Assessment and Diagnosis of the Tongue and Upper Lip Ties in Breastfeeding.

The roll of tethered oral tissues (TOTS) such as an infant’s tongue and upper lip attachment are often overlooked or dismissed as cause of infant distress or maternal discomfort during breastfeeding. Successful resolution of problems and understanding of these two structures depend on simple, easy and safe methods of diagnosis and treatment.

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