An adenoid removal is a surgery to remove the adenoid glands, which sit above the roof of the mouth. If the adenoids are large and causing breathing problems, they may need to be removed.

Ear Tubes

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ENT or Otolaryngology Surgery

Otolaryngology surgery is performed on the head or neck area to treat problems of the ears, nose, or throat. It may also be called ENT (ear, nose, and throat) surgery.

Lingual Frenectomy

A lingual frenectomy [fren-EK-tuh-mee] is a surgical procedure that removes a band of tissue that connects the underside of the tongue with the bottom of the mouth. This procedure is used to treat patients having difficulty eating or speaking.

Speech Pathology

Speech pathology is the study and treatment of speech and language problems.

Speech Therapy

Speech therapy, or speech and language therapy, is treatment for problems with speaking, language, and swallowing. Speech therapy improves communication. This helps people to express their needs, connect with others, and succeed in work and school.


Tonsillectomy is surgery to remove your tonsils, which are lumps of tissue on both sides of the back of the throat. Your healthcare provider may recommend this type of surgery if your tonsils become swollen or infected often and medicine doesn’t help.