Rather than “clipping” ties, Dr. Mahoney uses a laser that quickly severs the tissue and cauterizes the site, making the procedure and recovery faster and more comfortable. Call and schedule a consultation today!
What to expect during your visit
Our highly-trained staff takes special care to assure both child and parent comfort while visiting our office.
Upon your first visit, you may expect the following:
A tour of our facility
Meet the assistant and doctor who will evaluate your child
If your child is an infant, our assistant will weigh your baby
The doctor will look and feel in your child’s mouth to detect the presence of a tongue or lip tie
You may be asked:
Your baby’s weight gain since birth
If tongue and/or lip tie has been observed in either parent
How long you have attempted to breastfeed
The level of pain or discomfort experienced while breastfeeding
During the procedure:
The doctor will ask if you would like to be present for the procedure
If you elect to be present for the procedure, you will be asked to wear protective eyewear, specific to the laser used for treatment. Once complete, if the child is currently breastfed, the doctor and assistant will ask the mother to breastfeed before leaving the office. You will receive a thorough explanation of post-op instructions and a list of recommendations to take home.