Meet Dr. Chelsea Pinto
Dr. Chelsea Pinto is a general dentist specializing in infant tongue ties at The Breathe Institute in Los Angeles. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the USC Ostrow School of Dentistry and completed a post-graduate General Practice Residency program. Dr. Pinto’s interest in helping babies with feeding challenges due to oral restrictions turned into an undeniable passion after having her first son and experiencing her own breastfeeding journey.
Dr. Pinto is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, International Affiliation of Tongue Tie Professionals and International Consortium of Oral Ankylofrenula Professionals. When a mother has breastfeeding problems, she should feel confident and comfortable turning to her established system of medical support for help. Dr. Pinto provides CO2 laser frenectomy treatment and is proud to offer a comprehensive approach – educating families on appropriate bodywork therapy, oral motor and breastfeeding support referrals to best address tongue function and its impact on the rest of the body.