Oral Health Archives - MPR

Oral Health

Periodontal Inflammation a Risk With Tongue Piercing

The researchers found that for the 14 patients with a tongue piercing, compared with teeth not affected by the piercing, the percentages of sites with bleeding on probing, attachment loss ≥6mm, probing depths ≥6mm, and gingival recessions were more often increased in teeth with close proximity to the piercings.