Oral Ornaments: An Overview

Keywords: Esthetics, Oral health, Dentistry, Hygiene

Abstract

Nowadays, people desire to look attractive and have become very alert about their appearance and smile. Since the face is most exposed part of our body, and mouth a prominent feature, teeth are getting enormous share of attention. Intraoral jewellery has currently gained popularity and is slowly becoming a craze, but this fashion trend is also associated with some significant health issues. These ornaments though are said to enhance beauty cause problems such as increase pain, infection, scar formation, tooth fractures, metal hyper-sensitivity reactions, localized periodontal disease, speech impediment, and nerve damage. This review draws special attention to the prevalence, complications, and side effects of dental jewellery in humans. Here we suggest people must be aware of all the risks associated with wearing dental jewellery, and they should undergo dental check-ups regularly.

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Author Biographies

Rajneesh Parimoo, Desh Bhagat Dental College and Hospital

Senior Lecturer, Department of Periodontology, Desh Bhagat Dental College and Hospital, Fatehgarh, Punjab

Baljeet Singh

Prof & Head, Department of Periodontology, Bhojia Dental College and Hospital, Baddi, Distt. Solan, Himachal Pradesh

Divya Sharma

Postgraduate Student, Department of Periodontology, Bhojia Dental College and Hospital, Baddi, Distt. Solan, Himachal Pradesh

Vanshika Sharma

Postgraduate Student, Department of Periodontology, Bhojia Dental College and Hospital, Baddi, Distt. Solan, Himachal Pradesh

Aquib Javaid

Senior Lecturer, Department of Prosthodontics, Bhojia Dental College and Hospital, Baddi, Distt. Solan, Himachal Pradesh

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CITATION
DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0406.09359
Published: 2020-09-20
How to Cite
Rajneesh Parimoo, Baljeet Singh, Divya Sharma, Vanshika Sharma, & Aquib Javaid. (2020). Oral Ornaments: An Overview. International Healthcare Research Journal, 4(6), 143-147. https://doi.org/10.26440/IHRJ/0406.09359