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Amherst Family Dental Care | Topic of the Month in Amherst

AMHERST FAMILY DENTAL CARE
Dr. John C. Dean 

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Comprehensive and Laser Dentistry

Topic of the Month
 

 

ORAL PIERCINGS


 

Pierced lips, cheeks, gums, and tongues may be trendy but they present risks to oral health.   They may interfere with day-to-day functions like speech, chewing and swallowing. 

 

Oral piercings are a major cause of chipped or cracked teeth due to trauma when they come into contact with the teeth.  Many people have a habit of biting or playing with their piercing which can lead to extensive dental work.

 

The mouth also contains a huge amount of bacteria and is an ideal place for infection to arise.  This is especially the case with new piercings.  An infection can quickly lead to other more serious conditions.

   

 


 


 
 
 
Amherst Dentist | Topic of the Month. John Dean is a Amherst Dentist.