How do you take care of a tooth gem?
TOOTH GEM CARE
- DO NOT TOUCH OR PLAY WITH CRYSTAL.
- DO NOT EAT FOR 1 HOUR AFTER CRYSTAL IS PLACED. YOU CAN DRINK WATER IMMEDIATELY.
- EAT ONLY SOFT FOODS FOR THE 1ST 12 HOURS.
- DO NOT BRUSH YOUR TEETH FOR 12 HOURS. IT IS RECOMMENDED TO NOT USE AN ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSH FOR THE FIRST 24 HOURS AFTER A JEWEL HAS BEEN PLACED.
Do tooth gems ruin your teeth?
Will tooth gems cause tooth damage? No. If you visit a reputable dental office, the custom made teeth jewelry is designed specifically for use in dentistry and will not damage your 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.
Can you pierce a tooth?
As a result, tooth piercings are minimally invasive, often painless, temporary, and pose fewer risks than other oral piercings. Instead, the jewelry is carefully attached to your tooth’s enamel surface. Temporary tooth piercings may last up to six weeks, while semi-permanent tooth piercings can be cemented to teeth.
Can you get your teeth cleaned with tooth gems?
Yes. You can, and should still have your teeth cleaned by a dental professional. Our tooth gem will not cause a problem for the hygienist cleaning your teeth. The area underneath the gem is sealed like a filling and will not let in any bacteria.
Why do tooth gems keep falling off?
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. If it falls off, it will be attached free of charge. How is tooth diamond attached?
Why did my tooth gem fall off?
Does tooth gem fall off in time? As it is attached to the tooth surface, the tooth gem has a possibility of falling off due to the pressure of excessive bite force, however, in such a case, it does no harm to your teeth. It can be re-attached if it falls off.