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Oral piercing: Source of fashion or tissue destruction?


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Author Details : Sumedha Srivastava*, Trilok Shrivastava, Pramod Yadav, Shikha Mali

Volume : 2, Issue : 1, Year : 2019

Article Page : 1-2



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Abstract

Oral piercing is gaining a name these days. People interested in this trend, should be aware that it is not without health risks. Oral piercings involving the tongue, lips, cheeks, and uvula have been associated with pathological and life threatening conditions. Dentists are often the first to note any harmful effects resulting from the oral piercing process or the jewellery. The aim of the present article is to develop awareness of the various risk factors and complications caused by oral piercing among the young’s and adults.

Keywords: Oral piercing, Studs, Barbells, Hoops.


How to cite : Srivastava S, Shrivastava T, Yadav P, Mali S, Oral piercing: Source of fashion or tissue destruction?. Int J Aesthet Health Rejuvenation 2019;2(1):1-2

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