Lingual Frenulum

Lingual frenulum

The lingual frenulum is a band of tissue connecting the tongue to the bottom of the mouth.

Current as of: August 22, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics

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