Piercings have been done since the dawn of time. Primitive tribes used different types of piercings or hairstyles to show positions and status. The meanings are of lesser hierarchical values these days however, the popularity is not any less. The culture of piercings has morphed and evolved over the years with different variations emerging.
Not necessarily drilled, dental jewelry is embedded on polished and prepped up tooth surface.
This type of piercing takes som time getting used to, as your gag reflexes need time to adjust.
Tongue Web Piercing
A piercing through the Frenulum Linguae, the strip of flesh under the tongue.
Vampire or Upper Frenulum Piercing
One or more piercings through the upper frenulum under the upper lip, the tissue that connects lip to gum.
The most common type of tongue piercing.
Venom Bites Piercing
Tongue piercings placed side by side.
Snake Eyes or Horizontal Tongue
A horizontal piercing through the tip of the tongue using a curved barbell hence the term, “Snake Eyes”.
The technical name for a Smiley Piercing (or sometimes called scrumper) is an upper lip frenulum piercing. This type of body piercing goes through the small thin tissue that connects your upper lip to the middle of your gums.
The opposite of Smiley piercing, located at the bottom inner lip, through the tissue that connects lip to gum.