Can Tongue Piercings Affect Your Dental Health?

Research studies have shown that tongue piercings can have a detrimental effect on overall dental health.

Key takeaways:

– Tongue piercings can cause gum bleeding and gum recession.

– Gum damage can be caused by the metal rubbing repeatedly against oral tissue.

– Piercings can also cause cracked teeth.

As your dentist will confirm, good oral hygiene is always a must and especially so if you have a tongue piercing. In fact, it’s probably best to avoid a tongue piercing.

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