Cheek piercings are sometimes backed with 1.6 mm flat labret nails, drilled a kind of jewelry bar. While the flat back provides comfort and reduces the chance of damage to teeth and gums jewelry of the user becomes a problem during the healing process, because the beam is likely to be cured with a flat back. In these cases, the holes are cut into the bar from inside the mouth. To avoid this painful mistake, insist that your piercer uses a rounded back bar. During the healing of the drill with more jewelry is equipped to accommodate swelling. After the piercing heals, dimple piercing jewelry shortened further reduces the likelihood of damage to the teeth to bite unintentionally.
Perforation of the permanent cheek seems to be primarily contemporary.
Piercings were ritual and cheeks are all over the world in primitive cultures and modern common. Perhaps the best known of these rituals is the annual vegetarian festival in Phuket, Thailand, where drilling by “media” (lay people and monks) her cheeks with a number of objects in different sizes, while in another state.