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What Are The Risks Of Tongue Piercings?

Tongue piercings are definitely popular, but if you’re considering getting one, it pays off to be informed about the risks. You might want to change your mind.

Key takeaways:

– Piercings can increase your chances of developing gum disease and other conditions affecting the gum tissue.

– Bacterial infection and gum bleeding area often experienced by people with tongue piercings.

– Teeth can be cracked or otherwise damaged by the piercing’s metal.

Your dental health should be a priority, so think twice before getting a tongue piercing.

Read the full story here: https://consumer.healthday.com/dental-and-oral-information-9/misc-dental-problem-news-174/tongue-piercings-may-bring-harm-to-teeth-and-gums-735168.html

 

Alison Thompson Practice Owner, Hygienist EDH Eng, Dip DHE Eng

Alison qualified in 1982 and for the last 15 years has been working locally in private practice. Dedicated to helping patients maintain healthy gums and fresh breath she works closely with the dentist to provide high quality treatment. She is bubbly and kind. She has two children and a Chihuahua cross Boston Terrier.