Can tooth gems be removed?
If you would like to remove your tooth gem it can be taken off by your dental professional at any time. The tooth will be polished to remove any remaining bonding material.
How long do tooth gems last?
Tooth Jewels can last anywhere between four months to a year. If you are ready to remove your Tooth Jewel before it naturally falls off, it can easily be removed at your next professional routine Dental cleaning. Once your Tooth Jewel does fall off, there may still be some residual adhesive left on your tooth.
Can you wear retainers with tooth gems?
What if I wear a retainer, can I still get a tooth gem? Yes. Please bring your retainer with you to your appointment so we can discuss options with you during your consultation to ensure a proper fitting.
Are DIY tooth gems safe?
For starters, they are really bad for your teeth. When you put a tooth gem on, you are putting an adhesive on your tooth. This can cause the enamel to wear away and increase the likelihood of tooth decay. It also leads to discolorations on the affected teeth.
Are gems bad for your teeth?
The Risks of Tooth Gems
Over time, jeweled gems and caps may wear away the enamel, increasing the risk of tooth decay and infection. Without proper dental care, such as regular brushing and flossing, dental jewelry offers convenient hiding places for stray food particles and harmful bacteria.
Do you have to be 18 to get a tooth gem?
Q: How old must you be for a tooth gem? A: There is no more risk applying a gem to a child’s tooth than an adult’s. Dentists have been using the same bonding system to fit braces to children’s teeth for many years with no adverse effect. We do require parental consent for anyone under the age of 18.
What do you stick tooth gems on with?
The adhesive used is dental grade, the same used to put your train track braces on, it completely safe!
Why are my tooth gems falling off?
Does tooth crystal fall off over time? Attached to tooth surface, it has a possibility of falling off due to pressure of excessive biting motions; but, tooth gem’s falling off does no harm to your teeth. Tooth gem that is attached at our clinic has a lifelong warranty.
Does a tooth piercing hurt?
Does a tooth piercing hurt? Since it’s merely attached to the tooth enamel, it doesn’t hurt. That said, by sticking it to your enamel, you’re permanently changing your tooth surface.