Often tongue tie may persist without immediately noticeable symptoms. However, as your child grows, it may affect speech, oral hygiene (due to not being able to use the tongue to clear debris from the teeth and gums), licking movements (like moistening the lips) or even playing an instrument.
If your child begins to show symptoms of being seriously under the weather, the following details will be helpful if you have to go to the hospital.
A hospital stay when your child is sick or injured can be a challenging time. With preparation and patience, you will hopefully get through this tough period on to happier days.
Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium efficiently so that it can grow and maintain strong bones and teeth.
We asked Dr. Upton Allen, Division Head of Infectious Diseases at Sick Kids Hospital, to go over some of the finer points.