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International Dental Journal of Student Research

Ankyloglossia: A short review and case report

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Author Details : Janardan B. Garde, Ashvini K. Vadane*

Volume : 7, Issue : 2, Year : 2019

Article Page : 40-42

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Ankyloglossia is an abnormally thick and fibrosed lingual frenulum. In this, lingual frenulum becomes short and tight. Ankyloglossia is also known as tongue-tie. Ankyloglossia is a congenital anomaly. It affects tongue movements. Ankyloglossia is also known as ankyloglossia inferior.
This article presents review about an anomaly of ankyloglossia and its management briefly as well as it reports one case of ankyloglossia which was successfully managed by us.

Keywords: Ankyloglossia, Frenectomy, Lingual frenulum, Lingual frenum, Tongue- tie.

Doi : 10.18231/j.idjsr.2019.010

How to cite : Garde J B, Vadane A K, Ankyloglossia: A short review and case report. Int Dent J Stud Res 2019;7(2):40-42

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