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Training Programs

Fellowship in Functional Tongue Tie:

  • Eligibility for Fellowship: Doctors (MBBS/MD), Dentists (BDS/MDS)

A comprehensive training aimed at physicians and allied healthcare professionals working with children in specialties involving, but not limited to, feeding, sleep, speech, jaw alignment, posture and growth. The training involves a multidisciplinary team that educates on the integrated functions of the tongue.

On completing the course professionals will be able to identify oral restrictions, compensations and be able to form the right team with standardized protocols that will help provide the best support and treatment for their patients.

Programme Intake: Every June

Module 1: Infants and Newborns 

  • Orofacial muscles and the role of tongue

  • Birth, pregnancy and trauma

  • Parameters of growth in infants

  • Oral restrictions and its impact on all systems

  • Breastfeeding biomechanics

  • Tongue ties- Prevalence and Evidence

  • Clinical presentation of Oral restrictions in newborns and infants

  • Evaluation and diagnosis

  • Integrated team approach

  • Treatment Procedures- Surgical or Laser.

Module 2: Pediatric and Adolescent

  • Impact of oral restrictions on growing children

  • Posture and Feeding dysfunctions.

  • Identifying functional compensations.

  • Pathway to Sleep discorded breathing

  • Assessment of hard and soft tissues

  • Orofacial Myofunctional therapy for restrictions.

  • Phases of treatment planning

  • Frenotomy in children- Criteria

  • Case studies.

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Certification in Functional Tongue Tie:

  • Eligibility for Certification: Allied healthcare professionals (Speech-Language Pathologist, Lactation consultant, Occupational therapist, Physiotherapist, Dental Hygienist)

A comprehensive training aimed at physicians and allied healthcare professionals working with children in specialties involving, but not limited to, feeding, sleep, speech, jaw alignment, posture and growth. The training involves a multidisciplinary team that educates on the integrated functions of the tongue.

On completing the course professionals will be able to identify oral restrictions, compensations and be able to form the right team with standardized protocols that will help provide the best support and treatment for their patients.

Programme Intake: Every June

Module 1: Infants and Newborns 

  • Orofacial muscles and the role of tongue

  • Birth, pregnancy and trauma

  • Parameters of growth in infants

  • Oral restrictions and its impact on all systems

  • Breastfeeding biomechanics

  • Tongue ties- Prevalence and Evidence

  • Clinical presentation of Oral restrictions in newborns and infants

  • Evaluation and diagnosis

  • Integrated team approach

  • Treatment Procedures- Surgical or Laser.

Module 2: Pediatric and Adolescent

  • Impact of oral restrictions on growing children

  • Posture and Feeding dysfunctions.

  • Identifying functional compensations.

  • Pathway to Sleep discorded breathing

  • Assessment of hard and soft tissues

  • Orofacial Myofunctional therapy for restrictions.

  • Phases of treatment planning

  • Frenotomy in children- Criteria

  • Case studies.

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