Orofacial percings continue to be a popular trend and, as a result, the oral healthcare professional must e familiar with the unique healing dynamics, potential post-piercing effects on the oral cavity, piercing care strategies, and treatment modifications necessary to render safe, comprehensive care to today's pierced patient.  Other body modifications trends involving the head and neck area will be included for a more comprehensive look at today's piercing trends.  Presented in a relaxed, multi-media forum utilizing specific case studies, the participant will learn about in-office strategies and home care recommendations to meet the oral health care needs of the pierced dental patient.  Following the presentation, participants will be able to:

-Related the unique healing dynamics associated with piercings to dental and dental hygiene treatment strategies

-Identify common signs and symptoms associated with irritations and infections of piercing sites

-Provide rationale for and make appropriate aftercare recommendations for the pierced dental patient

-Recognize potential intraoral and systemic sequelae associated with popular piercing sites

Prerequisites : None

Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None

Date / Time

Sat, Sep 21, 2019: 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM EST


Lancaster Bible College, 901 North Eden Road
Lancaster , PA