Achievements in Dentistry: Mouth Jewelry Risk Prevention

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Are you interested in wearing mouth jewelry? If so, are you aware of the risks and issues associated with this choice? Deciding whether you are going to having lip and tongue rings includes also understanding any oral health risks that can come with it. For more information about mouth jewelry, we invite you to take the following quiz:

Question 1: Which of the following is a type of mouth jewelry?
A: tongue rings
B: ear piercings
C: lip rings
D: both a and c

Question 2: Why should you avoid mouth jewelry?
A: it can damage your teeth
B: it can damage your gums
C: it can lead to nerve damage
D: all of the above

Question 3: Which of the following can be caused by mouth jewelry?
A: burst blood vessels
B: oral inflammation
C: the presence of infectious diseases such as hepatitis
D: all of the above

Question 4: Which of the following is not a benefit of removing mouth jewelry?
A: it can replace missing teeth
B: it can make cleaning your mouth easier
C: it can lower your risk for several oral health ailments
D: none of the above

To learn more about potential oral health risks that mouth jewelry can pose, please schedule an oral exam with Dr. Joseph Kayne or Dr. Eric Tidwell. Our team at Rock Canyon Dental is happy to help! Just give us a call us at 801-373-6362, and we can set up your visit with one of our dentist in Provo, Utah.

Answer Key:
D, D, D, A