Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Case of the Month

August, 2001


The patient is a 13 y.o.female who was referred to our office for evaluation and treatment of her ankyloglossia. The patient was referred by her orthodontist and pediatric dentist.


Medical history was negative. Oral examination revealed the patient to have limited protrusion of her tongue secondary to a hyperplastic lingual frenulum.


  1. Ankyloglossia (Tongue Tie)

Plan / Treatment:

Patient treated by:
  • Dr. Steven R. Tucker Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 Steven R. Tucker DMD, PSC
 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
 909 Scherm Road
 Owensboro, KY 42301
 phone: 1-270-926-4107
 fax: 1-270-926-4166
 url: www.srt-psc.com


Last Modified :August 8, 2001

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