Wednesday
, August 21, 2019

l Dimple ;

  • Names: Dimple, Cheek
  • { Recommended Gauge: 14G
  • + Healing Time: 8 - 12 Weeks(Up To 6+ Months)
  • Risks: Scarring. Damage to the parotid ducts (saliva glands). Chipped teeth.

( Description: Dimple piercings are often pierced using a 14 G labret type stud with a length of 5/8" or longer. These piercings are often pierced through the "sweet spot" of the cheek meaning the area when you smile would have natural dimples. These piercings once removed can cause permanent man-made dimples.

l Aftercare: For cleaning the external side of the piercing it is recommended with this piercing to clean 5 to 6 times a day using saline solution or antibacterial soap. Do not overclean. For the internal side of the piercing swish with a sea salt solution twice a day. Recommended mixture is 1/4 teaspoon sea salt dissolved in 1 cup of warm, sterile water. Do this for about 5 minutes.

Avoid: DO NOT SMOKE. Again. DO NOT SMOKE. Do not change the jewelry for this until the piercing is healed. Swimming holes, creeks, rivers, etc. due to bacterial exposure risk.

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l Additional Information ;

History: The history specific piercing has not been added at this time.

Cultural Meanings: No listed cultural meanings.

l Disclaimer ;

Due to the lack of images of my own work I am using various images from the internet as stock photos. These stock photos will be replaced in due time as I take my own photos. If any of these photos originated with you and you want it removed, please feel free to contact me and inform me which one it is.