Author Archives: alemogo

About alemogo

I like to find a better way of doing things, and I like to share the results with others.

Lip-Tie and Tongue-Tie, Symptoms

From Dr. Jeanne A. Krizman’s website: LIP-TIE A tight upper lip frenum attachment may compromise full lip flanging and appear as a tight, tense upper lip during nursing. This can result in a shallow latch during breastfeeding. Additionally, the tight … Continue reading

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The DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) and DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine) practitioners who perform Laser Frenectomy today, to my knowledge, are: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – NorthEast: Dr Scott Siegel, DDS, MD (IATP member, International Affiliation of Tongue-tie Professionals) 999 … Continue reading

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Problems caused by Tongue-Tie as an Adult

My name is Maria Vittoria and I am 28 years old. When I was 25, I was suffering from continuous pain in my neck and shoulders, due to a constant muscle contraction. All the doctors I visited told me it … Continue reading

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No such thing as, ‘Let’s wait and see’!, with Dr Scott A. Siegel, DDS

“Dr Siegel, is there any such thing as ‘waiting’ when considering releasing a tongue-tie and/or a lip-tie on a patient of any age?” Dr Scott A. Siegel, “In my experience of over 10,000 babies over the past 15 years: knowing what I … Continue reading

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A chat with Dr Santilli, DDS

This morning, April 16th 2014, I had a telephone conversation with Dr Melissa Santilli, DDS, who performs Laser Frenectomy in Cross Roads, Texas. It was refreshing and comforting to see that more and more professionals like Dr Santilli are appreciating … Continue reading

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On February 9, 2018, Bonnie writes, “Alessia, I wanted to thank you so much for this information. My five-year-old has struggled with speech and eating issues for a long time. She has been in speech therapy for months with no … Continue reading

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Feeding Problem and Speech Delay: Jaxson’s Story

On February 22nd, 2014, Anne Marie writes: “Dear Alessia,      I was reading your story and the other parents stories and thought I’d share mine.  My son Jaxson is 20 months old and does not eat solid food (just … Continue reading

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Alyssa’s story, 16 months old, Wisconsin, USA

Hi Alessia I wanted to send you our story to post to your blog…  Here you go and thanks again for starting this blog!  It was because of you that our daughter has a beautiful smile now!  I’ve also attached “before and … Continue reading

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Serious Speech Delay caused by Tongue Tie ~ Connor’s story

Following, is a letter Dr. Palmer received from a very thankful mother because her son had a life-changing experience when he had a frenectomy.  This is a true, but a very scary story, because it illustrates what little healthcare providers … Continue reading

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Near-death case caused by tight Frenum ~ 3-month-old baby, Haiti

Monday, July 11, 2011 Hello Alessia, The baby in Haiti was three months old when I was consulted about her near-death situation. She was a twin. Her twin was thriving and breastfeeding well. This baby was not breastfeeding well, dehydrated, … Continue reading

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