A 40-year-old member asked:
I have braces and have been wanting a tongue ring for a while, but i don't know if I should get one if I have braces?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Brett Noorda answered
24 years experience in Dentistry
Don't get one: Don't get a tongue ring--regardless of whether you have braces or not. They increase your chances of breaking a tooth, getting a tongue infection, and having bad breath. The risks are not worth it.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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