Tongue tie treatments in Queensland

Both Tongue and Lip Ties are congenital in nature, which means they are present from birth. They sometimes run in families indicating a genetic component.

Signs and symptoms may include

Tongue tie treatment options

There are different opinions on how tongue and lip ties should be treated.

Conservative treatment include

There are different grades and severity of tongue ties. Minor tongue ties may spontaneously resolve over time as the frenulum stretches with age and activity. Breast feeding consultants and speech therapists may be able assist and give support through this process.


For moderate to severe tongue tie that is causing feeding and other problems, frenotomy is a safe, effective simple procedure that can be performed in our rooms.  It involves a simple snip of the frenulum with surgical scissors.

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