tongue piercing 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...

Lip piercings have known dental consequences that our Placerville dentists suggest you avoid.

Oral Piercing — To Do or Not To Do?

“Body art” in the form of piercings continue to be popular. As oral piercings become more commonplace, complications from wearing them are more readily seen in dental practice. The Placerville Dental Group therefore wants to provide information for our patients and their families so they can...

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...

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...

Avoiding Gum Recession

Gum Recession Leads to Tooth Loss! In our last article we focused on identifying periodontal disease. Commonly called gum disease, this problem affects literally millions of Americans and many of our Placerville dental patients. One of the most dangerous aspects of gum disease is obviously the...