A Study to Determine the Frequency of Tight Upper Maxillary Frenulum in Normal Newborns


About this study

The purpose of this study is to determine the number of tight upper lip frenulums found within a normal neonatal (newborn) population.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.


  • Normal healthy neonates


  • Need for NICU or level two nursery care

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Laura Orvidas, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Laura Orvidas M.D.



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