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Thursday, December 5, 2013
Dental and Oral Health Center
I want to get my tongue pierced, but there is a vein down the middle then 2 blue ones. Onr goes to the left and the other to the right. Is it possible for me to get my tongue pierced?
I would not advise tongue piercing under any circumstance. The jewelry can cause teeth to fracture and can cause the gums to pull away from the teeth (recession), along with a variety of other potential problems.
Michele P Carr, RDH, MA
Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene
Associate Professor of HS Nursing Quality & Research
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University