Some potential disadvantages of tongue-tie surgery include:
Pain: The procedure involves cutting the lingual frenulum, which can cause pain and discomfort for the baby.
Bleeding: There is a risk of bleeding after tongue-tie surgery, which may require additional treatment.
Infection: There is a small risk of infection after tongue-tie surgery, which may require treatment with antibiotics.
Reattachment of the frenulum: In some cases, the frenulum may reattach after surgery, requiring additional treatment.
Risk of complications: There is a small risk of complications from tongue-tie surgery, such as scarring or difficulty swallowing.
It is important for parents to discuss the potential risks and benefits of tongue-tie surgery with their healthcare provider and to carefully consider their options before making a decision.
In some cases, tongue-tie surgery may be necessary to improve breastfeeding or address other problems caused by