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Though it's not that risky, the dangers of tongue piercing are present. Learn tongue piercing aftercare techniques and more at Colgate.com – where you'll find many articles regarding mouth and teeth care for adults and teens.


Learn the risks of getting an oral piercing in the lip, cheek, or tongue as well as tips for taking care of a piercing at home.


These days, it's cool for teenagers to flash a bit of silver or gold in their mouth. But the metal you see is not from braces, crowns, or fillings, but from tongue piercing jewelry. The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) reports that more teenagers are getting their tongues pierced. As they do, more dentists are seeing problems  ...


Includes: • Problems associated with tongue piercing • Understanding the risks.


Nov 17, 2013 ... Tongue Piercing is a trend for some people but there are many complications associated and it is very important to make sure you are ready to bear up with the complications and take proper After Care. Tongue Piercing After Care Tongue piercing is inserting a foreign body into your tongue which as we all ...


Jul 18, 2017 ... If you are having your tongue pierced it is essential that you follow scrupulous hygiene in order to avert the risk of infection. The potential for infections as the result of tongue piercing is certainly greater than for piercings elsewhere on the body. In fact, piercing your tongue could be more dangerous than you ...


The main dangers involved with piercing are the risk of infection, metal allergy and bleeding. In fact, The National Institutes of Health has identifi.


Jan 27, 2011 ... Due to the increasing popularity of tongue piercing, dental professionals are being confronted with numerous oral and dental complications or risks associated with this practice [9]. From a medical perspective, the use of body jewellery cannot be considered to be a harmless fashion trend, since it can ...


Jan 17, 2011 ... Do you have your tongue pierced? Sure, it only cost you $40, and that includes the jewelry. But in the end, it might just be the most expensive hobby you have. It turns out that the gums of people with piercings are exposed to high amounts of all sorts of bacteria, and that causes the gums in the front teeth to ...