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Upper lip frenum attachement
Hello doctor, I have attached the pic of my 2 yr old daughters lip and teeth. Her front teeth is always outside and she have to force her lips to close her mouth fully. And I feel like the upper lip frenum ia attached too low..??? Is is so? Also it we had problem to breastfeed her.. even now having food is problem (not sure wether only tantrums or any underlying issues). Can you please take a look at the pics and suggest if treatment is required? Thank you in anticipation Daughters age is 2 yrs and 3 months
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Consult a paediatric dental surgeon
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Dear practo user Don't panic  regarding present frenum issue. Can wait and observe any  gap happen between central incisor at the age of 9 to 10 years of age.
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Wait until age of 13,then only such things to be evaluated.
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Frenum attachment seems to b normal... But need a clinical examination... And history like if she is a mouth breather?? Etc...
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The frenum of upper lip in your child’s case is not the reason for inability to feed. It’s usually the tongue tie due to frenum of tongue being attached that results in poor breast feeding. Anyway she is 2 years old now. According to the picture it looks within normal limits. If needed can be corrected with Lasers.As for the protruding look , it’s not possible to guide you with this photograph.The child has to be seen clinically to determine if upper teeth are protruding or the lower jaw is not grown enough....It’s not an emergency . Please wait until this covid situation is in control & then visit a dental clinic .
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Allow her to chew on healthy food. Good chewing helps in balancing jaw development. Also check if there is mouth breathing.
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