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How to diagnose tonguetie in adults

Anyone can develop tongue-tie. In some cases, tongue-tie is hereditary (runs in the family). The condition occurs up to 10 percent of children (depending on the study and definition of tongue-tie). Tongue-tie mostly affects infants and younger children, but older children and adults may also live with the condition.

See full list on healthline.com. TMJ dysfunction - During development, tongue movements impact the placement of teeth and jaw structure. When the tongue is tied down, the mouth and jaw tend to be smaller and more narrow which contribute to sub-optimal movements of the temporomandibular joint, which can cause pain. Sleep apnea - Similar to above, limited tongue movements impact .... Web.

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Tongue Tie in Adults. A tongue tie in adults can contribute to many dental and orthodontic problems, such as sleep apnea, snoring, jaw and neck pain, chronic headaches, tooth crowding, decay and more. Identifying a Tongue Tie. There are various degrees of tongue ties, making them difficult to diagnose accurately.

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