2. Tongue, lip or cheek piercings
Facial piercings might be trendy when you’re younger, but the health concerns that they spark are not. Swan says that stud or ring piercings can create complications such as infection, bleeding and swelling of the tongue, or nearby tissues. Individuals with oral jewelery must be extra careful to avoid the damage that biting a piercing can cause, and should discuss oral management with their dentist.