Alison Hazelbaker, Robert Convissar, and Martin Kaplan are teaching a class at Tufts University in Boston, MA about how to diagnose tongue- and lip-tie and how to use lasers to perform the revision.
In this course, attendees will receive an overview of best practices regarding tongue- tie assessment and treatment, and will participate in a hands-on workshop on how to remove tongue-ties through the use of soft-tissue lasers.
- Understand infant sucking physiology and how tongue-tie impairs infant suck
- Use evidence-based diagnostic criteria to screen babies for this condition
- Understand all of the consequences and benefits of using lasers to destroy tongue-ties
- Be able to perform tongue-tie releases on infants