Everything You Need to Know About Getting a Tongue Piercing, According to a Pro

There's always a level of risk that comes with getting a new piercing, no matter where you get it, which is why you should always do a bit of research on the specific type you want before making an appointment. This especially goes for tongue piercings, which are already stigmatized for a few reasons - one of them being that because it's located in the mouth, there's a greater risk for it to become infected after the fact.

With tongue piercings, there's a lot of information and precautions to consider, so to aid you in your research, we chatted with Anna Beall, a professional body piercer at CowPök Tattoo and Piercing Gallery in Buffalo, New York. Ahead, she's sharing a few important things you should know about getting a tongue piercing.

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