Oral Piercings and Your Oral Health

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Piercings are a popular form of body art and self-expression. However, oral piercings can have a negative effect on your oral health, and cause many conditions that can be hurtful to your smile. However, it’s important to know all risk associated with your oral health when it comes to considering changes to your smile. That is why our team here at Tier One Dental is here to let you know the risks associated with oral piercings.

Some of these risks include:

· Increased saliva flow
· Increased risk of injury
· Damage to teeth
· Interference with speech
· Scar-tissue formation
· Sensitivity
· Increased risk of infection
· And many more!

If you are considering an oral piercing and have questions about how it can affect your oral health, please feel free to call our office and talk with Dr. Brett McCown today. Our team at Tier One Dental is always here to address any questions or concerns you have pertaining to your oral care.

If you still have any questions, please call our office at 830-372-2852 today, so we can better assist you! We want you to feel comfortable and assured when it comes to your dental care. So, call us today and make an appointment. Let us help you keep a healthy smile for years to come!