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Tongue tie is a condition in which the bottom of the tongue is attached to the floor of the mouth by a band of tissue called the lingual frenulum.
This connection restricts the free movement (range of motion) of the tongue's tip.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
The exact cause of tongue tie is not known.
Genes may be involved, because tongue tie is reported more often in some families.
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