What are Tooth Gems?

What are Tooth gems?

Tooth gems are tiny rhinestones or jewels that are pasted on teeth using a specific adhesive. They usually have a lifespan of about 6 months, but can sometimes last longer. People usually prefer to use them on their visible teeth to enhance the cosmetic effect of their smiles.

Considering tooth gems near you?

These fashionable accessories allow you to add originality to your smile without having to worry about a long-term commitment or potentially causing damage to your enamel.  You will cure the tooth gem in place using a special light and this temporary adornment can be easily applied and removed. Tooth gems adhere to the surface of teeth the same way orthodontic brackets do.

Common questions about tooth gems

Are tooth gems safe for your teeth and overall health?

A dental alloy used intraorally will be a specific composition of high noble alloys, and crystals which are Lead free in other words, the dental jewellery used is biocompatible.

Will tooth gems cause tooth damage?

No.  the custom-made teeth jewellery is designed specifically for use in dentistry and will not damage your teeth.

How do tooth gems adhere to your teeth? Will this require any drilling?

Don’t worry, in order to apply tooth gems, drilling will not be required. The tooth gems will be fixed to your teeth using a special bond which means it is easy to apply them and remove them.

How long can I keep my tooth gems?

Generally, it is recommended that patients change their temporary tooth gems biannually, in other words, every six months. Tooth gems can easily be replaced.

Will tooth gems affect the way I eat, drink or speak?

Tooth gems should not affect your speech and you should be able to speak clearly with them. In terms of interfering with eating or drinking, this is dependent on the jewellery you select.

Life’s most difficult decision is the decision to be yourself. A simple way of showing who you are is with tooth gems!

 

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