As trendy as having your tongue pierced may be, these types of piercing are not always kind to your teeth. Accidentally biting down on the metal stud can crack or even brake your tooth. Lip piercing can also damage your teeth and gums when the metal rubs against your gums it can cause gum damage which can lead to tooth loss. Tongue piercing also raises the risk of infections and sores.
You should know the dental risks before having these types of piercing and if you have them make sure you see a dentist regularly to keep good dental health and to help lower the risk of damage to your teeth and gums.