When to Release a Tongue Tie


Indications for a Tongue Tie:

  • A tongue that appears notched or heart shaped when stuck out
  • Difficulty touching roof of the mouth 
  • Unable to stick tongue out
  • Speech problems (thirty- six, thirsty)
  • Gingival recession
  • The tongue can not be moved sideways 
  • Soreness in your jaw
  • Chronic pain 
  • Sensation of "clicking" while opening and shutting your mouth
  • Difficulty eating
  • Difficulty playing certain instruments 
  • Lower jaw may be pushed out to make eating or speaking easier-causing pain in the jaw or an underbite.