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Identifying and Addressing Ankyloglossi

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A Dental hygienists should be prepared to recognize tongue-tie and provide education and referrals to improve oral function.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Recognize patients with ankyloglossia.
  2. Describe the adverse effects associated with untreated tongue-ties.
  3. Explain the three different treatment procedures for lingual correction.
  4. Discuss the role of the dental hygienist in identifying patients with ankyloglossia.

This course was issued in September 2019 and expires September 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.


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