Tongue Piercing May Cause Dental Problems

Tuesday 3rd August 2010

Having you tongue pierced could lead to damage that could cost thousands to repair, according to new data published in the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics. Researchers at the University of Buffalo warn that pushing a tongue stud against the front teeth can badly damage and gap the teeth.

Dental care experts explain that habitually pressing a tongue stud against the teeth and lips could cause orthodontic pressure that could move and unsettle the teeth - and could ruin the smile.

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