We see pierced tongues and the damage the metal stud does to teeth.
The metal chips teeth. One of our patient’s teeth has been fixed twice, and he still continues wearing the stud, and chipping his teeth.
In the October 5, 2009 Sports Illustrated issue is an article on NBA player Chris Anderson, of the Denver Nuggets. The 6’10” Anderson, from Iola, Texas, nicknamed “Birdman” missed a basketball game after breaking a molar while biting down on his tongue stud.