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June 2 - June 3 in Boston, MA

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Pediatric Tongue- and Lip-Ties: Diagnosis and Treatment with Soft-Tissue Lasers

In this combination lecture and hands-on course, attendees will be introduced to the concept of laser frenectomies, an increasingly popular method by which dentists and physicians can treat tongue- and lip-ties in their patients.

Day 1 of the course will consist of: lactation background, relevant chiropractic information and a detailed discussion of the science behind pediatric frenectomies.

Day 2 of the course will consist of: a detailed discussion of laser tissue interaction, a hands-on workshop on pig jaws, and a presentation on procedure billing and reimbursement.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand infant sucking physiology and how tongue-ties impair infant suck
  • Use evidence-based diagnostic criteria to screen babies for this condition
  • Understand all of the consequences and benefits of using lasers to remove tongue-ties
  • Be able to perform tongue-tie releases on infants
  • Understand how structural issues that interfere with breastfeeding can be relieved through chiropractic cranial work and manual therapies

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Event Details

Pediatric Tongue- and Lip-Ties: Diagnosis and Treatment with Soft-Tissue Lasers
Dates:
June 2 - June 3
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Event Organizer

Tufts University College of Dental Medicine Department of Continuing Education
Website:
http://dental.tufts.edu/continuing-education/

Venue

Tufts University
1 Kneeland Street, 14th Floor
Boston,MA02111United States
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Website:
http://dental.tufts.edu/