What is Dental Jewel?Dental jewel is a special decoration, which can be made of gold, platinum or crystals, but a combination of precious stone and metal is also not unheard of. It can be shaped as the one’s initials, symbols or whatever that helps express the personality of its owner. Leading jewellery manufacturers have seen the opportunity early enough, so each manufacturer now offers its own collection of dental jewels. It only enhances the demand for these gimcrack ornaments that an increasing number of media stars, popular with the youth, are wearing jewels on their teeth.
Procedure of fixing the jewel on the tooth can only be performed by a qualified dentist – who places the chosen jewel on a properly cleansed tooth with a harmless adhesive. The process nowadays takes three to five minutes, with no drilling or any pain, and requires no special preparations. However, it is recommended to have the teeth whitened prior to getting a dental jewel, as the shiny little ornament will only look good on impeccably white teeth.
Once the owner is bored with the jewel, it can be removed or replaced at any time. Dental jewels do not hinder eating, drinking and brushing and it gives its owner an attractive look.
Tooth jewels come in many shapes and stones. There are gold and white gold jewels with designs such as, stars, hearts, motor cycles, crosses, golf balls, butterfly’s, etc. Jewels come in many colors including, amethyst, blue, pink, white, and red.
Application ProcedureThe application of dental jewel is completely painless and does not require any anesthesia.
After a-perfect mouth hygiene, the jewel is stuck on the tooth with an adhesive substance, similar to the substance used to fix the retainer. This process does not damage the enamel, which is a big advantage.
After the application you will probably need few hours to get used to the small jewel in the mouth. The doctor provides you with all instructions concerning the care of dental jewels. Most important is perfect mouth hygiene. The dental jewel can last a relatively long time, it is however limited by the stress put on the decorated tooth and dental care. If the jewel gets loose unexpectedly, it is possible to reattach it without consequences.