F1134 Ankyloglossia and Other Tethered Oral Tissues: What Is the Evidence?
Saturday, November 3
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Location: W310, Orange County Convention Center
This session will include discussion and debate on the definition of pathological anterior and posterior ankyloglossia and upper lip tie (or tethered maxillary frenulum); clarify the signs and symptoms of oral tie-related breastfeeding problems; and evaluate the evidence for surgical and nonsurgical interventions for oral ties. Faculty also will review best practices for multidisciplinary collaboration for quality breastfeeding care; describe other problems (ie, speech, dental, reflux, psychosocial) that may be related to oral ties; and examine the challenges in caring for patients and families in the age of online resources and social media.
Anna Meyer, MD, FAAP
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California