Pacific Body Jewelry and Piercing states that new tongue piercings should be cleaned once in the morning and once at night, as well as after anything besides water is ingested for at least seven days after the initial pi... More »

The hard decision to take out your tongue piercing needs to be handled correctly to prevent infection. If you are planning on taking out your piercing temporarily, make sure that the hole is completely healed before atte... More »

The best way to hide a tongue piercing is to replace your jewelry with a piercing retainer after the initial healing period. Piercing retainers are usually constructed from a clear, hard plastic and are easy to use. More »

Clean a piecing well with a quality antibacterial soap, and flush it with plenty of clean water to treat an infected eyebrow piercing, as advised by Pacific Body Jewellery. However, in the case of an infection that is di... More »

Dentists report that speech impediments due to tongue piercings may be permanent. Even if the jewelry is removed and the hole allowed to heal, damage to the nerves of the tongue may remain and cause a permanent speech im... More »

In America, most states have laws that restrict piercings to those aged 18 or over. It may be possible to be pierced with a parent's permission but that is dependent on the establishment and on the local and state laws. More »

The main advantage of a nose piercing is that they are simple piercings to have and they look beautiful; however, if not properly maintained, they can easily become infected, causing bleeding, pain and disfigurement. To ... More »