Some of the most popular types of jewelry for this piercing include: Seamless rings – free of beads and adornment for a clean, minimal look. Captive bead rings – close using a decorative bead in your choice of color and style. Horseshoe-shaped circular barbells – decorated with a metal bead on each end.
One may also ask, can a smiley piercing damage your teeth?
Like every other piercing, there is a small risk of infection. … If you wear a captive bead ring in your smiley piercing, you might end up with gum recession and tooth damage. The ball will rub repeatedly against your teeth on a daily basis and you may end up damaging the enamel on your teeth.
Regarding this, are Smiley piercings worth it?
The subtle surprise makes this piercing a fun choice for those who want an oral piercing that’s more low key than other lip and mouth piercing variations. Since the frenulum is so thin, many people can’t get this piercing. It also has a greater risk of being torn out or rejected, since the skin is so thin.
How do you brush your teeth with a smiley piercing?
Can you drink alcohol with a smiley piercing? To care for your new smiley piercing, simply keep it clean while is heals. Healing time is usually 4 to 12 weeks. During the healing period you should rinse twice daily with a suitable mouthwash and avoid smoking or drinking alcohol, as they both impede the healing process.
You can‘t really hide piercings without putting them at risk for infection. Infections can lead to cauliflower ears, scarring and worse.
Will It Grow Out? One of the biggest concerns people have about Smiley piercings is that they will grow out. Unfortunately, as with any piercing, there is a risk of migration and with the Smiley piercing the fact that it goes through such a thin area of skin does increase the risk.
It’s not very painful. Get a curved barbell and you can flip it up for work to hide it, that’s what I’ve always done. Had mine for 12 years now, so they don’t have to be temporary. The pain is about a 6, but it gets to an 8 on a scale of 1-10.
Symptoms of piercing rejection
- more of the jewelry becoming visible on the outside of the piercing.
- the piercing remaining sore, red, irritated, or dry after the first few days.
- the jewelry becoming visible under the skin.
- the piercing hole appearing to be getting larger.
- the jewelry looking like it is hanging differently.
Gently kiss around the piercing.
Make sure to be gentle around the area that’s pierced because you could hurt them. Gently kiss the person around the piercing at first and test their level of comfort before kissing them more aggressively. New piercings are especially sensitive.
Aftercare. Unfortunately for some, you can‘t smoke or even use harsh mouthwash while your tongue is healing. You’re even advised against kissing and oral sex during the healing process, at least while the wound is fresh. Over-cleaning the piercing can also cause problems.
Most Painful Piercings
- Daith. A daith piercing is a puncture to the lump of cartilage in your inner ear, above the ear canal. …
- Helix. The helix piercing is placed in the cartilage groove of the upper ear. …
- Rook. …
- Conch. …
- Industrial. …
- Dermal Anchor. …
- Septum. …
This happens most often with at-home piercings, where the initial piercing has a high likelihood of being crooked. Another possible cause is a severe infection or intense pulling on the piercing. If the skin inside the piercing is damaged, it can heal incorrectly.
Jewelry for Smiley Piercings
An 18 or 16 gauge CBR that is very small around – usually 1/2 inch – is all this delicate area can really handle. Healing is pretty quick – about four weeks max for a healthy non-smoker.