Lingual Frenulum Piercings
When the piercing is done in the frenulum tissue below the tongue, it is called Lingual Frenulum Piercing. When enough tissue is available in this area, then only the piercing can be done. One should go for a professional and renowned piercing shop to get the Frenulum piercing done rightly as correct size of the piercing jewelry is an important factor for successful piercing. The tissue which connects the tongue and the mouth floor is the frenulum (connective tissue) and piercing is done relatively simpler way and healing can happen fast provided the area remains untouched and oral health is maintained. This piercing is also known as “tongue web piercing” or “Marley”. The Frenulum piercing depends on the anatomy of the particular person. Generally the healing time is faster than other piercing but some guidelines need to be followed. Rinsing the mouth with saline water, avoiding smoking, avoiding oral sex are some of the advices to be followed after the Lingual Frenulum Piercing and it can help healing faster. The jewelry which could be widely used for the tongue piercing are- the ring and barbell types. This fashionable piercing has been done since late 90’s.