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Dental Health and Oral PiercingsIndividuals who pierce the lips, cheeks, or tongue are participating in oral piercing. Those who purchase these piercing are doing so because they wish to express themselves in an artful way.

They however are exposing themselves to dental health risks when piercing the cheek, lip or tongue if they do so without consulting their dentist first.

There are many health risks associated with oral piercing including infection, prolonged bleeding, pain and swelling, chipped or cracked teeth, injury to gums, interference with oral function, blood-borne diseases, and endocarditis.

Before you consent to receive an oral piercing you should learn about the risks you would be taking.

Inside your mouth are millions of bacteria, any of which can lead to infection if you have an oral piercing. Individuals with oral piercing also often handle the jewelry once it has been placed in the mouth, a habit that will increase the chance for oral infection.

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Natural Remedies for HangoversSo, you had a fun night out on the town last night with your romantic partner or a few close friends. Although you may have had a great time the night before, you may be feeling a little bit “weird,” the next day, especially if you consumed alcohol. If alcohol was consumed, you may be experiencing the ever so dreaded hangover.

Anyone who has every experienced a hangover before knows the feeling of just wanting it all to go away. Unfortunately, many individuals believe that there is no “cure,” for a hangover.

Although cure may not be the best word used to describe seeking treatment, there are a number of natural remedies which many claim do provide hangover relief. You are looking to relieve yourself from a hangover, please continue reading on as a few of these natural remedies, as well as tips for your next alcohol drinking outing are highlighted below.

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