Downward protrusion shows deep notching and midline groove.
Excess saliva, lower lip support, widening of tongue when protruding.
Elevation requires both gripping by teeth and support from lower lip.
Cup shaped tongue when attempting intra-oral elevation.
Adult: Teeth grip tongue to stabilise it in an attempt at forward protrusion.
Attempting lateral lick - 1/2 tongue lifts showing frenum and a lesion.
Lateral lick, tongue flips over in a bizarre movement, salivary profusion.
Fan shaped frenum, reaches alveolar ridge, tilting lower incisor
Adult frenum, thick & short, with small tongue during elevation.
No notch as frenum does not reach margin, small point made with effort.
Bulky tongue in protrusion fills oral space, held tightly by lips.
Diastema between lower incisors caused by frenum pulling on teeth.
Typical heart-shaped tongue held on lower lip, pointing impossible.
Heart-shaped tongue attempting lateralisation, gripped to stabilise.
Heart-shaped tongue, attempting protrusion.
Frenum reaches margin and pulls tongue under, no pointing possible.