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Oral Piercing
Created by udent on 2/1/2008 12:00:00 AM

Oral piercing is growing trend, which include piercing the lip, tongue, and other oral tissue in the mouth.


Oral piercing is growing trend, which include piercing the lip, tongue, and other oral tissue in the mouth.


What are the risk factor associated with oral piercing?

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  • Airway obstruction from swallowing the jewelry.
  • Chipped teeth.
  • Speech impediment.
  • Swelling and bleeding.
  • Blood poisoning.
  • Nerve damage.
  • keloid scaring.
  • Promote the spread of Hepatitis B,C, Aids, and STDs.

       


What are the measures that you should take before oral piercing?

  • Have the piercing done by a professional.
  • Make sure the instruments used are sterilized.
  • Choose the right design, size, and material of jewelry.
  • Practice good oral hygiene around the pierced area.
  • Ear piercing gun are never appropriate for oral piercing.

     

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