Can I wear my retainer with a tooth gem?

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 tooth gems bad for 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.

How long can I eat after tooth gem?

DO NOT TOUCH OR PLAY WITH CRYSTAL. DO NOT EAT FOR 1 HOUR AFTER CRYSTAL IS PLACED. YOU CAN DRINK WATER IMMEDIATELY.

Can I wear my retainer after getting a crown?

If you wear a night guard or retainer and have a new crown placed you will most likely need a new guard. If the guard/retainer is on the same arch of the mouth as your new crown then it will no longer fit properly. If the guard/retainer is on the opposite arch of the new crown than it will still fit.

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How long does it take to apply a tooth gem?

The application takes approximately 15 to 20 minutes. Will I feel the tooth jewelry/crystal on my tooth? The tooth jewelry/crystals are very small in size. Initially, something on your tooth will feel different, but a few days after the application you will get used to the new feeling.

Is it safe to put nail glue on your teeth?

Frightening consequences: Adhesives such as nail glue and superglue are not only toxic, they also can damage your tooth enamel. What’s worse: you can easily fracture or even pull out your teeth at the end of the evening when you try to remove your fangs.

How much does it cost to remove a tooth gem?

Pricing. $35 for the gem and application, any additional gems during same appointment are an additional $35 each. Removal of gem is $20 to patients who had gem(s) placed in our office.

What size are tooth gems?

Simple Facts about Tooth Jewelry: Tooth Jewels are small in diameter ( 1.7 mm, 1.9 mm and 2.1 mm) It is non-invasive and painless.

Can you get tooth gems with braces?

Not at all. The procedure is similar to placing an orthodontic bracket (braces) on a tooth. There is no drilling involved, and the procedure is completely painless.

What are retainer crowns?

The adjacent teeth, called retainers, are covered by the bridge in exactly the same manner as a crown covers a single tooth. The difference is that the bridge connects the crowns to a pontic (fake tooth replacement) in the missing tooth space.

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Can I cut my plastic retainer?

You can trim the edges of the plastic with a nail file or sharp scissor if necessary. Do not trim the retainers so the tooth portion of the retainer is affected. Remember to bring your retainers with you for all your retainer check visits.

Will my retainer fit after a filling?

If you have dental work done (fillings, crowns, or bonding), take your retainers with you to make sure they fit all the way down afterward. They will need to be remade right away if they do not fit all the way. After 2 years, there will be a charge of $200 each for new retainers after dental work.

At what age can you get a tooth gem?

It’s recommended that children under the age of 12 years do not get tooth gems. If you are currently undergoing orthodontic treatment, it’s recommended that you wait until the treatment is complete. If you have crowns or false teeth, tooth gems cannot be affixed to your teeth. They are only affixed to natural teeth.

Why does my tooth gem 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?