The upper and lower lips can also be tied and this causes a gap between the teeth as well as limitation of the movement of the lips.
The gap caused by the active lip creates a space that is needed for the front teeth to erupt into the correct position.
- Low tongue position
- Gaps between teeth
- Speech impediments
- Self-esteem issues
- Feeding problems in young kids
- Periodontal complications
The procedure to ‘release’ the lip tie is a fairly simple procedure and can be done in the practice by Dr Suhel Dabawala using a soft tissue laser without local anesthesia and pain