Most people wear a metal barbell in their tongue piercing but what if you need something different? The answer is often a plastic tongue ring – plastic tongue rings feel softer, won’t damage your teeth and are safe for X-rays and hospital. Non-metal tongue rings are also a good compromise for school – many schools believe tongue bars are unsafe but the majority will agree to a plastic tongue retainer as a compromise.
When you hear the words â€œplastic tongue ringâ€ you might think of a cheap, flimsy plastic ring, but piercing technology has come a long way! Nowadays â€œplasticâ€ tongue piercing jewellery is made from hi-tech biological plastics such as BioFlex and PMMA, both of which are highly biocompatible. BioFlex is also proven to reduce healing times, so itâ€™s great for getting your tongue pierced with too.
Plastic Tongue Ring Retainers
These tongue piercing retainers are designed to keep your piercing open while being discrete and safe. They are the ideal tongue bar for school and work. You can also wear these plastic tongue rings while you are at the dentists, in hospital or have an X-ray.
BioFlex Tongue Rings
BioFlex is a revolutionary type of plastic that makes excellent tongue rings. BioFlex plastic tongue rings are very tough yet flexible, so you can bite down on them without damaging your teeth. They also feel great â€“ much softer and lighter than a metal barbell. And because BioFlex has the highest biocompatibility of any plastic, these BioFlex tongue bars are also great for sensitive piercings.
Multi-Use Piercing Tubes as Tongue Rings
For the ultimate plastic tongue ring, check out our multi-use piercing tubes. These are very lightweight, bendy BioFlex tubes that can be used in any piercing. They are extremely comfortable and can be accessorised with any push-fit accessory, so you can have a cute look and complete comfort in one piece of jewellery. Another advantage of multi-use piercing tubes is that they can be cut to size with a pair of scissors. This means that you donâ€™t have to wear one bar while your tongue piercing is new and then buy a smaller one when it is healed up. Instead you can just trim the long bar down and use the same accessories on the ends â€“ simple!