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Helpful Links

Learn more about tongue-ties,
lip-ties and myofunctional disorders here:

  • Dr Larry Kotlow

    Dr Larry Kotlow is the pioneer of laser release of tongue and lip-ties.  His website features lots of videos and helpful information.
    >> Learn more

  • Dr Bobby Ghaheri

    Dr Bobby Ghaheri is a prominent ENT specialist who offers laser releases.  His blog offers useful information on the impact on restricted ties on breastfeeding.
    >> Learn more

  • AOMT

    Tongue-Ties are a common root cause of myofunctional disorders.  Find out more about Myofunctional Therapy and Myofunctional Disorders here.
    >> Learn more

  • Tongue-tie - from confusion to clarity

    The purpose of this website by speech pathologist Carmen Fernando is to inform those with tongue-tie, as well as their families and professional helpers, about the condition and how best to deal with it.
    >> Learn more

  • Diane Bahr - Ages and Stages

    Diane is a speech and language pathologist, and feeding therapist who is a world leader in developing healthy mouth patterns in infants. Her book outlines appropriate activities to retrain good infant muscle habits post tongue-tie release.
    >> Learn more

  • Anykloglossia Bodyworkers

    This website serves as a resource for parents of babies with anykloglossia (tongue-tie) who want to find out more on the benefits of bodywork.
    >> Learn more

Professional Links

Dr. Lim has an interest in building networks of various health care professionals throughout Perth who are interested in tongue-restrictions.

She is open to hearing from feeding specialists, lactation consultants, pediatricians, sleep and ENT specialists, osteopaths, craniosacral therapists, chiropractors, dental professionals, speech pathologists and others interested in a collaborative approach to achieve optimal outcomes for patients.

She is available to present on the topic for study clubs and professional organisations on the lifelong impact of tongue-ties.

Here is a list of resources for professionals interested in finding out more.

Tongue-ties and breastfeeding

TOTs – Tethered Oral Tissues in the Newborn: Examination, Diagnosis and Treatment.  A presentation by Dr Larry Kotlow from the 2015 AAPMD meeting
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Access to full articles by Dr Larry Kotlow
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Tongue-ties and reflux

Aerophagia Induced Reflux in Breastfeeding Infants with Ankyloglossia and Shortened Maxillary Labial Frenula
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Infant Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER): Benign Infant Acid Reflux or just Plain Aerophagia
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Tongue-tie

Tongue-tie is a little-understood condition, and this website aims in inform those affected with it about the condition and management.
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General information

Tying it all together: Diagnosis, Implications, and Treatment of TOTS.
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Dr Larry Kotlow

Tongue-ties and Airway

A frequent phenotype for pediatric sleep apnoea: short lingual frenulum
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Short lingual frenulum and OSA in children
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Restrictive lingual frenulum as a phenotype for UARS and OSA.

Lecture slides by Dr Saroush Zaghi
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Lip-Ties

The Superior Labial Frenulum in Newborns: What Is Normal?
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Info on Tongue-Tie and Posture

Glossopostural Syndrome article by Scoppa
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Tongue-tie literature review by Dezio
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Lingual Frenectomy: Functional Evaluation and New Therapeutic Approach
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Professional Associations

The Academy of Myofunctional Sciences (AAMS) is a leading organisation dedicated to building networks with health professionals across different disciplines and facilitating research.
>> Learn more

Contact Dr Lim to organise an initial consultation for a tongue-tie or lip-tie diagnosis and assessment

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