Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Mouth piercings hurt dental health.(Health)


A lip piercing left a university student in Turkey with severe gum recession, doctors say. And they warn those considering mouth piercing that they might end up sporting a paper dental bib along with the trendy jewelry.

The patient, described in the current issue of the Journal of Periodontology, had gotten a mouth stud about six months before she visited the dentist. …

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