Oral Care Glossary
Dentists and Hygienist have a language all their own. This guide breaks down the professional terminology into everyday language.
Tongue, lip and mouth piercings can cause a number of oral health problems. These piercings can fracture the tooth structure and cause the gums to recede. Infections may be common after the initial piercing and cause swelling, bleeding and pain. Piercings also encourage the buildup of plaque bacteria, leading to gingivitis.