Tongue or lip piercings that come into constant contact with your gums can cause gum recession. When your gum recedes, you are exposing more of your tooth’s root, which can make it easier for bacteria to build up and severely damage your tooth. Without the proper care, this can result in tooth loss!
In this regard, can you kiss with a vertical labret?
No kissing or oral play during healing.
Although this is a common tip for all oral piercings, it’s especially important for the vertical labret since it’s located directly on the lip.
Keeping this in consideration, why is it called an Ashley piercing?
3 ASHLEY…aka Inverted Vertical Labret Piercing
There is little information directly available concerning how the Ashley piercing got its name, but it is suspected that it came from either the piercer who invented it, or the first person to successfully wear it – supposedly a woman named Ashley.