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A 19-year-old female asked:

Would there be any complications of getting a small tattoo on my rib cage 2 weeks before having oral surgery to remove wisdom teeth?

4 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Doubtful : I would highly doubt it although i would hasen to say that I am not a bog fan of tattos or piercings.
Dr. Steven Koos
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 21 years experience
No contraindication: Perhaps i can even suggest a tattoo then - see image attached to this answer...
Dr. Scott Harwood
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
No : I can not see it having any influence on your upcoming oral surgery.
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
Dentistry 23 years experience
No: Should be no problem.

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Last updated Apr 24, 2015

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