Depending on the technique, there are two types of tongue ultrasound examination:
According to the latest clinical trials, transoral ultrasound technique is more informative.
Tongue ultrasound examination does not require special preparation before it is executed, but for a comfortable diagnosis, brush your teeth and wash your mouth with warm water before the procedure.
The study can be conducted in two ways. During one of them the sensor is applied to the skin under the lower jaw, and the second time is introduced into the oral cavity. Both methods have no contraindications and side effects.