Tooth Gem procedure will be performed by a registered teeth whitening specialist (NZCTWA) from My Smile Clinic- professional teeth whitening.
How is a tooth jewels attached?
For a durable bonding tooth jewels are attached with a dental composite glue our practitioner. The bonding procedure is similar to bonding an orthodontic bracket, which leaves the tooth intact and allows an easy removal. The adhesive is applied to the tooth, the gem set in place and light cured for 60 seconds to harden the composite.You may feel the jewellery during the first few days of attachment. However, you will quickly get used to the presence of the gem. They are small and flat, designed to be barley felt.
Does it hurt?
It is non-invasive, painless and requires no extra maintenance.
Will it damage tooth enamel?
It has no effect on the tooth enamel once the jewel is placed, removed or replaced.
How long will it last?
It can stay a minimum of 1 month to 1year+ depends on how well you maintain.
How do I remove a jewel?
Removal is done by a professional practitioner - the gem is polished off and will leave no visible mark on the tooth.