Tongue piercing involves the piercing of the tongue web or tongue frenulum which is a thin tissue that joins the underside of the tongue to the floor of your mouth. The best part about this piercing is that it will not bleed much or cause much pain because the webbing is so thin which means that it doesn’t bear much blood vessels. Here is more to know about tongue frenulum piercing.
- Always choose a better quality jewelry.
This always goes without saying. You need to invest in a quality metal or jewelry when it comes to piercing because you don’t want your pierced body part to be infected by bacteria etc.
- What about the pain?
The tolerance for pain may differ from person to person, but majority of people would find the pain to be quite minimal. You can apply some pressure from the clamp which may make you a little uncomfortable but overall, you will have an easy time. Always remember that your initial jewelry should always be sized correctly. This reduces the risk of rejection and heals faster as well. You can begin with a curved barbell.
- The aftercare tips: do’s and don’ts
- Buy a new soft bristle toothbrush and keep it in a clean dry area by itself.
- But an alcohol free mouthwash like alcohol free Listerine or biotene.
- You can also rinse with salt water solution. All you have to do is add 1.4 teaspoon of iodine free sea salt to a cup of warm distilled or bottled water. Don’t do this if you have heart issues.
- You also need to rinse your mouth after meals and before heading to bed for at least half an hour. Do this at least 4 to 5 times a day. Never go overboard with this. If you do, you may notice some discoloration and feel some irritation.
- Always wash your hands well before you touch your jewelry.
- Look after yourself, stay away from stress and get good rest.
- Never play with your jewelry.
- Never put stress on your healing process that can cause scar tissue, mitigation and other issues.
- Never kiss while you are healing, this may spread infection.
- Never have alcohol while you are healing. Alcohol will irritate you and may cause more complications.
- Stop biting on the pencil, pans, nails, iPad, chew gum or introduce any foreign in your mouth.
- Don’t smoke anything while you are healing. It may bring down the risk of infection and let you heal.