Lip Piercing can be dangerous to the health of your mouth and teeth
A leading health charity is calling on people to understand the risks associated with oral piercings after uncovering their remarkable popularity.
Research1 carried out by the Oral Health Foundation found tongue piercings are particularly popular, with 43% of people with oral piercings opting for them. A third (33%) of people had a lip piercing, with cheek (3%) and gum (7%) piercings much less common.
The poll also found that 13% of people with oral piercings had more than one, highlighting the current popularity of the trend.