There are many potential complications from piercings in and around the mouth. Most adolescents are unaware of the complications of intraoral piercing.
The cases in this course are an opportunity to apply concepts that have been or will be covered in the subsequent slides. Cases can help guide your learning.
Note: Case responses do not count toward your module score.
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Plastargias I, Sakellari D. The consequences of tongue piercing on oral and periodontal tissues. ISRN Dent. 2014.
Ziebolz D, Stuehmer C, van Nuss K, Hornecker E, Mausberg RF. Complications of tongue piercing: a review of the literature and three case reports. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2009; 10(6):E065-71.
Levin, Liran et al. "Oral and dental complications." Dent Traumatol 21(2005): 341-43.