piercings Tag

Those with piercings need to take certain precautions recommended by our Placerville Dentists.

If You Already Have a Piercing

How to Reduce the Risks In our last article, the Placerville Dental Group warned of the complications commonly caused by oral piercings. Nevertheless, many adults have such piercings. Just like smoking and other activities with risks, patients are best cared for when they are aware of...

Smart teens eat healthy diets recommended by their Placerville dentist.

Creating Smart-Mouthed Teenagers

Growing Bodies, Eroding Teeth At a time when teenagers need high-density nutrition for their growing bones and bodies, what they often consume is energy drinks, sodas, fast food, chips, and other high fat, high sugar foods. When diets high in sugar and fat replace fruits and...

Losing a tooth is not inevitable. The Placerville Dental Group can help.

Eight Ways to Lose Your Teeth

Losing a tooth is a bad idea. Losing multiple teeth is even worse. Besides affecting your ability to chew and speak, your teeth preserve your appearance. Although dental implants are state-of-the-art replacements for missing teeth, nothing works as well as the originals. So here are...

Our Placerville dentists often get questions about dental matters. Here is the answer to a question about tooth piercing.

Should I Pierce My Tooth?

If someone offers to pierce your tooth, please save yourself an expensive dental procedure and say “No!” While lip and tongue piercings certainly have side effects and are potentially hazardous to your dental health, if you avoid any permanent damage and remove the piercings, your...

The Placerville Dental Group wants you to know that tongue piercings are hazardous to your dental health.

Tongue Piercings and Dental Health

Tongue piercing is a personal decision, but it is important that patients are fully aware of possible oral health hazards.” — Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice Our last article examined the connection between lip piercings and cracked teeth or gum disease. Some people think that tongue...

Lip piercings are not recommended by the Placerville dentists at the Placerville Dental Group.

Lip Piercings and Your Teeth and Gums

An adult's decision to obtain a lip piercing is obviously a personal one. As your Placerville dentists, however, we are obliged to fill you in on the potential consequences of your decision in relation to your teeth and gums. Consider a report on lip piercings...