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Are Tongue Piercings Safe For Your Dental Health?

teeth, health, smile, dentist, dentalhealth , oralhealthTongue piercings are popular among people of all ages, but despite their “cool factor”, medical research suggests that they are not safe for your teeth.
Key takeaways:
– Studies have found that people with tongue piercings are at higher risk for gum disease.
– Cracked teeth, irritation, and sensitivity are other common issues caused by piercings.
– The risks increase with piercings that are close to the teeth.
If your piercing is causing problems, get a full check up with your dentist.
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

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Dr. Kate Robinson BDS PGCERT ORTH PGDIP SEDATION

Graduated from Guys Hospital, London in 1988, co-established the practice with Simon in 1992. Kate has a special interest in orthodontics and smile design and also provides a sedation service if needed to support our practitioners when treating extremely anxious patients.