It seems everywhere you turn, parents and professionals are discussing, concerned about, and asking questions about tongue and lip-ties. With so many opinions, objections, and success stories, it’s hard to cut through the noise. This evidence-based and clinically informed presentation will provide clarity to the real issues a restricted tongue can cause throughout the lifespan. The dentist is well positioned to screen for, diagnose and treat, or refer these patients with a team-based approach to manage this very common condition. Many clinical cases of all ages, diagnostic criteria, assessment techniques, and treatment recommendations will be discussed in this comprehensive lecture.
-Conduct a thorough exam on a baby, child, or adolescent, and classify the degree of restriction or the tongue or lip and screen for common symptoms related to these conditions.
-Know if the attendee wishes to treat these patients in the office as part of a multidisciplinary team, or refer for care by a trained provider.
-List the steps involved in assessing, diagnosing, referring to other specialists, and treating when indicated children with tongue restrictions.
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Attendee must be present for 90% of webinar running time in order to be eligible for continuing education credit.