Health Tip: Mouth Piercings Can Be Dangerous
(HealthDay News) -- Before you adorn your tongue, lips or other
parts of your mouth with jewelry, experts say you should consider
the potential dangers.
The American Dental Association mentions says mouth jewelry can
- Dangerous infections due to the bacteria that's normally
harbored in your mouth.
- Significant swelling that could impede breathing.
- Choking on a piece of jewelry if it breaks.
- Breaking a tooth from biting down on jewelry.
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