Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Distinguish the types of oral piercings.
  • List the characteristics of quality oral jewelry.
  • Educate the patient regarding complications of oral piercings.
  • Summarize adequate aftercare for a piercing.
  • Develop and perform appropriate treatment protocols for patients with oral piercings.
  • Identify the attributes of a professional piercer.