Tongue Piercings?

Here are 10 reasons why you might want to think twice about a tongue piercing.

Tongue piercings can:

  1. Cause nerve damage
  2. Cause a speech impediment
  3. Wear down your natural teeth
  4. Cause bad breath
  5. Cause chips, cracks, and fractures in your teeth and may damage expensive dental work
  6. Cause excessive drooling
  7. Cause a space between your front teeth
  8. Cause a metal hypersensitivity reaction
  9. Cause pain and infection
  10. Cause localized periodontal disease and gum recession


Now that you know at least 10 negative effects of tongue (and lip) piercings, I challenge you to give me at least 10 positive reasons to get one. After all, the piercings may be a “fad” or “in style” today when you are young, however the negative health consequences can and will last a lifetime. Please carefully consider the pros and cons before you get any piercing.