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16 July 2018

Could Tongue Piercings Adversely Impact Your Oral Health?

Although tongue piercings are trending pieces of jewellery, the fact of the matter is that they can harm the teeth and gums — resulting in more trips to the dentist. What are some negative effects to bear in mind?

– Tongue piercings will cause microscopic cracks on the surface of your teeth.

– Evidence suggests that such piercings will also increase incidence of gum disease.

– Piercings heighten the chances of developing an oral infection.

“Researchers found more cases of bleeding, receding or inflamed gums among a group of 14 patients with a tongue piercing.”

Read more about tongue piercings 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

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