Patient who are “tongue-tied” (ankyloglossia) can have problems associated with speech impediments, difficulties with chewing, swallowing and other aspects of oral function. In infants, it results in difficulties with Breast-feeding. some older children, teens and adults, cause daily discomfort/pain and lead to mouth breathing. Once the tissue has been removed, the wound will typically be sutured. Frenuloplasty is a quick procedure, generally taking less than 45 minutes, and is often performed with just local anesthesia in adults.