Oral piercings are any piercings that are attached to, or in the mouth. This includes the tongue, lips, and cheeks.
As the stud or ring is pierced to soft tissue, oral piercings pose a far greater risk to your health than those on other parts of the body. This is because they are difficult to care for and are more prone to infection.
Oral piercings are not considered safe and are not recommended.
If you are still considering an oral piercing, it is important to lower the risks and help protect the health of your smile. Treatment should take place in a sterilised environment and carried out by registered piercers.
You can ask your local authority for a list of registered piercers as well as safe piercer associations.
The health risks of oral piercings
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