What is a Scrumper piercing?
It is pierced through the thin, delicate tissue that connects the upper lip to the gums. Virtually pain free and obviously one of a kind, the scrumper is an up and coming piercing that people are getting done more and more everyday.
How bad does a frenulum piercing hurt?
Your frenulum has to be thick enough to support the jewelry, but the piece of tissue is still rather small. Because of this, the piercing may hurt a bit more than a lip or earlobe piercing. Your individual pain tolerance is also a factor.
How much Frenulum do you need for a smiley?
Frenulum piercings are delicate and therefore the jewelry also needs to be small and delicate. This is the only type of piercing that we advocate the use of jewelry as small as 18 gauge. An 18 or 16 gauge CBR that is very small around – usually 1/2 inch – is all this delicate area can really handle.
Does a frenulum piercing damage your teeth?
Gum recession, teeth erosion, and teeth enamel damage are possible problems that can arise from lip frenulum piercings as a result of the piercing jewelry, especially if it is a captive bead ring, rubbing against the teeth and gums.
How long does a frenulum piercing last?
Since the lip frenulum is very thin, there is a chance this piercing will not last long-term, but everyone’s body is different. Q: How long does a smiley piercing take to heal? A: Healing time varies, but the lip frenulum typically heals within 4-8 weeks.
Does your frenulum grow back?
If the frenulum is completely cut, then it cannot regrow . Hard patches of skin can form in the area as scar tissue. If the frenulum tear is not a complete cut, it will heal.
Why you shouldn’t get a smiley piercing?
Why Shouldn’t I Get A Smiley Piercing? The frenulum is naturally thin, and many people can’t get this area pierced. If your frenulum isn’t the right size for piercing, your piercer can give you other options. The frenulum is so small, and the area sees a lot of movement, so the piercing will eventually be rejected.
What is a smiley frowny piercing?
A lip frenulum piercing is a body piercing through the frenulum of either the upper or lower lip. A piercing through the upper lip frenulum is sometimes called a “smiley”,,because it is usually only seen when smiling, or a “scrumper”. Similarly, the lower lip frenulum piercing is sometimes referred to as a “frowny”.