LASER TONGUE TIE
& LIP TIE RELEASE
A tongue tie can make breastfeeding painful or even impossible. We always recommend your first step be to work with a lactation consultant, but always feel free to email or call with questions!
TONGUE TIE RELEASE
Older kids and adults often need a more in-depth release procedure where the focus is on releasing tight fascia. A functional release requires that the patient also be working with a myofunctional therapist and a bodyworker for best results.
If your child, as young as age 3, already has tooth crowding, underbite, overbite, or any jaw growth issues, we can start addressing it now. There is no reason to wait until your child has adult teeth to start correcting malocclusions.
Dr. Tara utilizes ALF treatment with myofunctional therapy in younger age groups for the most natural way of getting growth patterns back on track.
Dysfunction of your orofacial muscles (tongue, lips, cheeks) is the most common reason for speech and feeding disorders and crooked and crowded teeth.
Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy treats the root cause for long term stability.
Smart Mouth offers this service with Brenna Cho, OMT.
While we are passionate about finding the root cause of your issues, sometimes a night-time appliance will improve your sleep quickly, get you feeling better, and give you more energy to focus on a longer term treatment.
Lactation counseling provides clinical management and support to breastfeeding and bottle feeding families.
Smart Mouth offers this service with Alura, IBCLC
and Phelicia, CLC.
A neuroscience-based, light-touch therapy that engages the nervous system conversation between body and brain and helps restore appropriate sensory and motor function.