Usually the tongue piercing is stitched vertical centrical through the tongue.
At the stitching must take heed of that the tongue frenulum won´t injured and that the piercing will applied so that it can´t injure the teeth. Further through the tongue muscle runs different important nerves and veins why you should let stitch this piercing only by a professional piercer absolutely.
After the tongue swells vast during the first 48 hours and it get to disabilities during eating and speaking, mostly tongue piercings heal relative quickly within about 3 to 4 weeks.
During go down the sucking of icecubes can befriends to a pleasant way and supports the healing. For not irritating the wound unnecessary you should waive on alcohol, tobacco and milk, but also on very hot drinks, fruit juices, acidic fruits or sharp food during the first days.
For care in the part of mouth a douche to burbling is advisable. For initial jewellery a piercing barbell with excess length should applied, which you should replace through a shorter stud as fast as possible after the tongue goes down. Thereby the risk of tooth injury will be minimized though this can´t be excluded at all, because mostly the jewellery comes into contact with teeth by playing or biting upon inadvertently.
You also can carry several piercings in a row or parallel (venom piercing). This is a bit rarer, but for that it looks all the more interesting.