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Lip and Tongue-tie: Fad or Lifelong Health Issue?

by Dr. Martin Kaplan, D.M.D.
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 L-CERP, .1 Midwifery CEU
  • Handout: No

This presentation will provide an introduction to what lip and tongue-tie are, the basics of assessment for lip and tongue-tie, and the possible consequences of not providing treatment once a lip and/or tongue-tie have been identified. Assessment of lip and tongue-tie is complex, and must include information from health care provider physical observation and digital exam combined with an extensive intake history to provide the full picture and allow an objective evaluation. Intake forms will be available for the attendees, and cases of lip and tongue-ties will be presented through numerous clinical photos. Options for treatment will be discussed, along with the possible long term consequences of not providing treatment.

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Learn to identify the symptoms of tongue and lip tie
Objective 2: Gain visual experience in the interpretation of seen and unseen anatomy
Objective 3: Learn how to evaluate a true frenum anatomy problems, from other presentations such as chiropractic and other physical contributors

Presentations: 20  |  Hours / CE Credits: 20.25  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks