Summer-Fall 2016Oral Piercing—An Oral Health Don't
This fall saw multitudes of students returning to college at many of the Boston-area schools, but some may be returning home for Thanksgiving or winter break with more than just their laundry to be washed. While many consider having their ears pierced a rite of passage, today’s teens and young adults are often turning to another type of piercing as a fashion statement—oral piercing. The Massachusetts Dental Society discourages patients from getting oral piercings because of their serious oral health complications.
Also in this issue:
• Kids and Tooth Grinding
• You Can Help Reduce Opioid Abuse
• Don't Toss the Floss
• Smokeless Tobacco Taken Out of the Ballgame in Boston
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