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VALLEY TONGUE TIE &
SLEEP WELLNESS CENTER

Are you experiencing…

  • Fatigue
  • Broken Sleep
  • Headaches
  • Inability to lose weight
  • Uncontrollable blood pressure

If so, you may be experiencing tongue-tie or a restricted airway. We can help.

What We Offer

Understanding that good health is rooted in establishing a good airway, sleeping, and diet has been fundamental in the way we strive to help patients of all ages- from newborns to adults. Realizing that the airway and oral health are closely linked and establishing a regimen of care can lead to a transformation in health and wellbeing.

Tongue Tie/Tethered Oral Tissue

Dr. Afzal has taken extensive continuing education to treat tethered oral tissues, predominantly using a CO2 Laser.

Sleep Wellness

At our office, we like to examine root causes, and together with the patient, design a plan of action that helps connect the patient to health providers of other disciplines to achieve optimal outcomes. 

The signs

of Tongue ties

The indications of tongue ties and tethered oral tissue can vary depending on the patient. Schedule an appointment to

Indications in
Babies

  • Poor latch or unable to nurse
  • Acid reflux
  • Frequent spit up
  • Gassiness
  • Colicness/cries a lot

Indications in Children

  • Speech issues
  • Open mouth breathing
  • Prone to cavities regardless of good oral hygiene
  • Messy/slow eater
  • Poor sleep

Indications in Adults

  • Poor sleep
  • Headaches
  • Neck and shoulder aches
  • TMJ discomfort
  • Open mouth breathing

From the blog

About

Meet Dr. Nadia Afzal

Dr. Afzal’s journey from being a “traditional” dentist to a more “airway” centered dentist began when attending an Airway Symposium via the highly respected Dawson Academy several years back. Many of the issues being discussed for children who exhibit airway disorders/ sleep disordered breathing seem to shed light on many of the questions Dr. Afzal had regarding her own children’s health. Since that first symposium, Dr. A has traveled and studied extensively- having obtained the statues of a “Breathe Ambassador” with the The Breathe Institute; a graduate of the Tongue-Tied Academy with Dr. Richard Baxter, fellow status with the American Laser Study Club, and a diplomate with the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine- first to achieve any of these recognitions in the Lehigh Valley.