Smiley / Frowny

Placement: (Smiley) Pierced through the skin connecting your upper lip to your gums. (Frowny) Pierced through the skin connecting your lower lip to your gums.

Healing Time: 48 weeks

Jewelry: 16g captive bead ring, curved barbell, or circular barbell

Troubleshooting: The amount of skin isn’t enough to really support a sturdy piercing. There are migration and rejection risks. Also, This piercing can cause erosion on your gums.

Aftercare: For inside your mouth, use a non alcoholic mouthwash like Biotene or H2Ocean 2-4 times a day or as needed. Refer to our Aftercare Instructions for more details.

Retiring: Oral piercings close really fast and rarely stay open for long even if you’ve had it for a long time.

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