What is tooth jewellery?
As the name suggests, tooth jewellery is jewellery for your teeth. The most common types of tooth jewels are:
- Tooth gems
This fashion trends is available in a huge range of sizes, styles, colours and stones and you can choose from having a single, small, discreet gem or a mouth full of bling. Jewels can be made from semi-precious or precious stones and there are hundreds of different designs, from plain gems to popular logos, animals and shapes. Popular stones include diamond, ruby, emerald and sapphire.
What does treatment involve?
The procedure to fit a tooth gem is very simple and it only takes a few minutes. Your dentist will discuss the designs with you and then fix the stone into position according to where you want it. The gem is attached to the tooth using dental adhesive. The procedure is painless and there is no need for anesthetic. Your dentist will check that you are happy with the look of the gem before they fix it into position and then you are ready to show off your new smile.
What happens if I want to remove the gem?
Tooth jewellery is not permanent and you can remove the stones very easily, simply by visiting your dentist. Do not try to take the gem off your tooth yourself, as you could damage the tooth enamel.
What are the benefits of tooth jewellery?
Tooth jewellery is simple, affordable and safe means of updating your look and giving your smile some extra sparkle provided that you visit a trained dentist for treatment. There is a huge range of styles available and you can change the gems as and when you please by simply going to your dentist and getting the stone removed and a new one put in.
Tooth jewels can be very pretty and discreet or more ‘out there’ to make your smile stand out. The choice is yours.
The procedure is very quick and straight-forward and there are no injections or needles to worry about.
A word of warning
Tooth jewellery is becoming increasingly popular and gems and jewels are becoming more widely available. While this is good news for consumers in some respects, it also means that you can buy gems online. It is advisable to go to your dentist if you are interested in tooth jewelry, rather than using gems, which you can apply to the teeth yourself.