Oral piercing is referred to the piercings that are done inside the mouth. The most common of all is the tongue piercing, lip piercing is at times considered a part of oral piercing only while some call it a separate area. Oral piercing seems little difficult but it is equally fun and stylish to get one. These piercings do not take much to heal because of the plenty of blood in that area but it also brings along a risk of oral illness.
Make sure that you get your piercing done from a renowned and hygienic parlor and always keep an eye on the piercing one done. Oral problems can be avoided by making use of suitable jewelry like PTFE or Bioplast. Any event of change must be informed and complete care of oral hygiene has to be maintained. Here is a list of exciting oral piercing that might interest you if you plan to get one:
Types Of Oral Piercing
Mid-line Tongue Piercing
This is a among the most conventional of all where the piercing is some along the mid line of the tongue. Care must be taken about the location of piercing, it shouldn’t be too close to the tip as the jewelry can cause teeth damage with regular contact. It should be approximately 1.9 cm away from the tip and shouldn’t be too behind as that would cause problem while gulping and swallowing. Barbell looks really good with such piercing.
Tongue Web Piercing
It is also called as Frenulum linguae piercing as it is done on the web that is right below the tongue that connects it with the mouth. Only a few people can get this piercing done because not everyone is a right candidate for this. You need enough of webbing below the tongue to get it pierced. Though the place has high rate of rejection but it heals relatively quicker than anywhere else in the mouth. You can wear both barbell jewelry as well as bead rings in this piercing.
Off- center Piercing
If you don’t hold any aesthetic importance for symmetry then you can opt for off-center piercing that would generally be on the sides of the tongue. It can also be called as sublim or venom if you get it on both the sides.
This kind of a piercing is a little more complicated than the traditional center one as the tissues get thicker on the side and have more changes of getting damaged. Take all the related factor in to account before going for such piercing and the things to not are the size of the mouth, webbing and distance form the teeth so that the piercing can fit well in the mouth.
It is very less common as it involves so much of effort and time and has to be completed in two sessions. In the first session you get a horizontal or vertical piercing on the tongue. Once the piercing heals you get the remaining piercing in the other direction to what was done previously. The result shows a t- shaped appearance and fitted with a barbell but the barbells do not go across the tongue but all four heads remains on the top side of the tongue.
Oral piercings is a common norm since ages and today it has become a fashion statement and how your portray yourself in the society. So choose the style you like and express yourself through these piercings.