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Tongue and Lip Tie Cutting for Posterior Tongue Tie and Lip Tie: Clinical Effectiveness

Last updated: January 14, 2019
Project Number: RB1296-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of posterior tongue tie cutting for newborns and infants with posterior tongue tie?
  2. What is the clinical effectiveness of lip tie cutting for newborns and infants with lip tie?

Key Message

Three non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of frenotomy in infants with posterior ankyloglossia and lip ties.