Frenulectomies & Frenectomies

Tongue-tie Removal and Lip-tie Surgery in Westport, MA

A frenulectomy (or frenectomy) is a dental procedure which may be indicated in cases of tongue-tie or lip-tie. Some indicators that your child may need a frenulectomy or frenectomy of this may be the inability to latch during breastfeeding or difficulty with speech. This procedure is performed by removing the small fold of tissue which "ties" the tongue or lip in place.