Effect of Lingual Frenotomy on Tongue and Lip Rest Position: A Nonrandomized Clinical Trial

Introduction The tongue plays an important role in the development of craniofacial structures. At rest, the light and constant pressure of the tongue against the hard palate, counterbalanced by the pressure provided by proper lip sealing, serves as a guide for maxillary growth. Ankyloglossia makes t...

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Main Authors: Roberta Lopes Castro Martinelli, Irene Queiroz Marchesan, Reinaldo Jordão Gusmão, Giédre Berretin-Felix
Format: Article
Published: Thieme Revinter Publicações Ltda. 2021-07-01
Series:International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology
Online Access:http://www.thieme-connect.de/DOI/DOI?10.1055/s-0041-1726050