Oral piercing: beauty, risks and the role of dentistry

Mariana Marquezan, Leandro Teixeira Souza, Orlando Tanaka

Abstract


Piercings are adornments applied to the body by means of perforations, and they are increasingly used among young persons of different social classes all over the world. The procedure to apply the ornament, or simply wearing it, can be harmful to the patient’s health. The dentist must inform the patient about all the risks and harm resulting from the adornment, so that the patient can decide between following the fashion and the possible damage it may do.

Keywords


Piercing; Esthetics; Infection; Complications; Injuries



DOI: https://doi.org/10.22456/2177-0018.2448

Licença Creative Commons

e-ISSN 2177-0018 / ISSN 0566-1854.

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