922 Waltham St #202 Lexington, MA 02421

(781) 861-7645

922 Waltham St #202 Lexington, MA 02421

922 Waltham St #202 Lexington, MA 02421

CO2 Laser Release | Lip Tie Adults | Tongue Tie Adults

Laser Lingual Frenectomy for Adults

Lip Tie Adults | Tongue Tie Adults – Ankyloglossia, or tongue tie, is a condition where the tongue is tied to the lower mouth area by extra tissue called lingual frenulum. Left untreated, the condition causes issues in health, speech, and overall quality of life. There are many adults that have this issue. Unfortunately, they have lived all of their lives struggling with daily tasks like eating, speaking, and more. Our office can help by performing a lingual frenectomy to remove the extra piece of tissue using a soft tissue laser. Speak to us today about CO2 laser release treatment for lip tie and tongue tie in adults.

What are the symptoms?

  • Unable to speak clearly
  • Pain in neck, head, jaw
  • Migraines
  • Oral health issues like tooth decay and gum disease
  • Indigestion due to poorly chewed food
  • Overbite
  • Crowded teeth
  • Low self-esteem due to speaking and eating issues

What causes lip tie and tongue tie in adults?

The lingual frenulum is suppose to separate before birth. Unfortunately, some babies are born with it and continue to live with the condition throughout adulthood. The actual cause is unknown but some believe that it is related to genetics.

If you are an adult suffering from lip or tongue-tie, please contact our office today. The CO2 laser lip and tongue tie release is a quick, painless procedure that will relieve your current complications like eating and speaking. Just call (781) 861-7645 or request an appointment online.

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922 Waltham St #202 Lexington, MA 02421, USA

Phone: +1 781-861-7645

Fax: +1 781-240-0264

Operating Hours

Monday: 8:00am-6:00pm

Tuesday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday: 8:00am-6:00pm

Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Saturday: 8:00am-2:00pm

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The New York Times has published “Inside the Booming Business of Cutting Babies’ Tongues” on December 18th, 2023. At Lexington Smile Studio, we are glad that attention is brought to this topic, as there has been an overwhelming number of providers who have recently started doing lip and tongue tie releases, and treat these procedures as a business only.

At Lexington Smile Studio, we have been providing these services for more than 10 years working in close collaboration with lactation consultants, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, myofunctional therapists and pediatricians. We are not a one stop practice.

Dr Rosenberg first and now Dr McElligott have been caring for infants and their mothers for a long time with dedication, empathy, understanding and teamwork with the other specialists involved. As Dr McElligott explains to parents during consultations, this is a process not a procedure.

Our success has been based over the years on word of mouth from the families we have treated. Our success is the magnitude of babies who are now thriving because of the release they received by us and, just as importantly, the magnitude of babies who didn’t receive it, simply because we directed the families to the right specialists.

We truly care for all parents and their infants’ well being and we hope that this article will raise public awareness so that families will put their babies in the hands of the right providers.

The Staff and Doctors at
Lexington Smile Studio