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February 16, 2018 - February 17, 2018 in Houston, TX

UT Health tongue tie course

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.

As many as 5 percent of all babies born in the US have tongue-ties significant enough to cause breast-feeding difficulties. This condition can cause a plethora of issues for both babies and their mothers. Babies with tongue-ties can be erroneously labeled as “lazy nursers”, “stubborn feeders” or “failure to thrive.”

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Event Details

Pediatric Tongue- and Lip-Ties: Diagnosis and Treatment with Soft-Tissue Lasers
Dates:
February 16, 2018 - February 17, 2018
Event Type:
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Event Organizer

UTHealth School of Dentistry
Website:
https://dentistry.uth.edu/

Venue

University of Texas at Houston
7500 Cambridge St
Houston,TX77054United States
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Website:
https://dentistry.uth.edu/