Navigating Tongue Tie: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Evaluation and Treatment
This talk aims to provide an understanding of the impact, assessment, and management of tongue ties in infants. Drawing on the expertise of an interdisciplinary model, this talk will explore the multifaceted nature of tongue ties, examining the anatomical, functional, and developmental aspects. Attendees will gain insights into the challenges associated with tongue ties and how a collaborative approach can optimize patient outcomes.
- Understand the anatomical and functional components of tongue ties, including the relevant structures involved and their impact on oral function.
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of tongue ties in infants, including potential implications for breastfeeding, speech, and overall oral health.
- Examine the potential effects of tongue ties on breastfeeding, including latch difficulties, maternal pain, and low milk supply, and learn about evidence-based strategies for supporting successful breastfeeding in these cases.
- Discuss the various treatment options available for tongue ties, including both conservative and surgical approaches, while considering the importance of a collaborative decision-making process.
Interdisciplinary Perinatal Health Summit: Collaborative Care for Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum
Originally presented on November 4, 2023 and structured into multiple, interdisciplinary panels as well as smaller presentations, this learning series was created to present a better approach to care, for patients and providers alike. Subscribe to just this talk or the full day learning event where we follow the perinatal patient's journey from conception through to postpartum. Topics are diverse and speakers range from a variety of backgrounds and expertise.