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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 270-272

Ankyloglossia and its management


Department of Periodontics, Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Tanay V Chaubal
6/Jagruti, Sudarshan Colony, Thane (East), Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-124X.85673

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Ankyloglossia or tongue-tie is the result of a short, tight, lingual frenulum causing difficulty in speech articulation due to limitation in tongue movement. In this article, we have reported a 24-year-old male with tongue-tie who complained of difficulty in speech following which he underwent frenectomy procedure under local anesthesia without any complications. Finally, he was given speech therapy sessions.


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