AftercareTongue Piercing 

The client shall consult a health care practitioner at the first sign of infection, or allergic reaction, and report any diagnosed infection, allergic reaction, or adverse reaction resulting from the application of the tattoo to the artist and to the Texas Health Department, Drugs and Medical Devices Division at 1-888-839-6676 



  • Please cleanse the pierced area by using antibacterial or antimicrobial soap for the external skin and/or antiseptic or carbamide peroxide mouthwash for the oral cavity.

  • For at least the first two to six weeks minimize exposure to the sun, and discourage swimming in fresh, salt, or chlorinated water.

  • Use sterile bandages or other sterile dressing when necessary.


  • Rinse with Listerine each time after eating, drinking, or smoking until healed. (2-4 weeks)

  • Rinsing with one teaspoon of sea salt in two ounces of warm water at least twice per day will aid healing.

  • Eating ice for the first two days will aid in pain and swelling.

  • Do not drink beer for at least the first week, as this will cause excessive swelling.

  • Keep oral contact to a minimum for at least one week.

  • Minimize exposure to filth.

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