How long do smiley piercings last?

How long do smiley piercings last?

Swelling and soreness tend to last for three to four weeks. A smiley piercing or tongue web piercing should heal in about four weeks if you’re healthy and do proper aftercare. However, healing times can vary widely per person.

Does piercing a smiley hurt?

While any piercing usually hurts some because you have a sharp needle passing through sensitive tissue, a smiley piercing isn’t nearly as painful as some other piercings. Smiley piercings are in a sensitive area, but you also have to remember the frenulum is a very thin strip of skin.

Do smiley piercings effect kissing?

During the initial healing, you cannot kiss with a smiley piercing. Once your piercing has healed you can kiss as much as you like. All types of kissing could potentially cause your smiley piercing to have issues while healing. The pressure from the lips may knock the piercing which shouldn’t be moved during healing.

What can you not do with a smiley piercing?

If your piercing is incorrectly placed, it may cause gum recession over time. Jewelry that sits too high on your gum line or otherwise rubs against your gums can also lead to gum damage. Enamel damage. Large beads and other attachments on the jewelry can knock against your teeth, potentially damaging the enamel.

How do you eat with a smiley piercing?

Be careful when you eat. You don’t want to snag or irritate your piercing, but since initial jewelry will need to be large enough to accommodate swelling, avoiding snags could be difficult. In the first few days, stick to soft foods until you’re used to the new jewelry.

How much does a smiley cost?

Piercing Type Piercing Fee Jewelry starting price
Smiley $35 Starts at $30+Tax
Snug $35 Starts at $30+Tax
Surface $45 Starts at $70+Tax
Tongue $35 Starts at $38+Tax

What do I need to know before getting a smiley piercing?

Your piercer can determine whether you’re a candidate for this type of piercing. Some limitations include having braces or too small of a frenulum. Other disqualifying oral conditions may include gum disease, dental sealants, and periodontitis.