This course is intended for practitioners who want to learn about tongue ties, and how it affects the functions of the tongue – speaking and eating at different stages of life. A brief over-view of the functions of the tongue along with discussion of the Hazelbaker Assessment tool/ Martinelli tool for tongue tie assessment in infants, as well as the Marchesan Assessment for children will be discussed as it pertains to daily clinical practice.
At the end of the course, the participants will be able to:
-Understand the role of the tongue for optimal breastfeeding, speaking and eating in infants and toddlers.
-Be able to use a visual scientific assessment tool to aid in decision making for tongue tie for referral to a specialist.
-Be able to discuss with parents questions regarding tongue tie, and timing for referral for speech and feeding.
Webinar registration closes 1 hour prior to webinar start time.
Payment must be received by webinar start time. No registrations will be approved after the webinar begins.
THERE IS NO COST FOR OFFICIAL MOMMY DENTISTS IN BUSINESS TO ATTEND.
Attendee must be present for 90% of webinar running time in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.