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Glitz and Glamour! Enhance Your White Smile With Tooth Gems!

Updated: Aug 30, 2023

Interested in taking your white, bright smile to the next level? If so, 5280 Teeth Whitening will be offering Tooth Gems in Spring 2023!
  • Tooth gems are a fun and safe fashion accessories for anyone looking to upgrade their smile.

  • They last for years yet can also be removed if you want to restore your original look.

  • Costs vary in function of the gem and design chosen.

Although tooth gems are extremely popular with celebrities such as Rihanna, Bella Hadid, Hailey Bieber, Katy Perry and Pink they are a huge fashion statement which is on the radar for 2023! Tooth gems need to be applied by a trained professional

Before you run out to purchase a rhinestone and a tube of crazy glue, stop. It’s best to leave adding tooth gems to your teeth to the professionals.

There are a number of do-it-yourself tooth gem kits on the market but such products increase your risk of damaging your teeth and can result in complications, such as tooth decay and excess glue on your teeth. It is not easy and you will be frustrated at the end and still not have a tooth gem!

To avoid any dental accidents that could incur a much bigger expense down the line, tooth gems should be applied by a trained professional only.

The gems are placed superficially with no damage to the tooth structure. The treatment time for a few teeth is usually under an hour. They are attached to the front part of the tooth to shine for that little extra bling!

Tooth gems are very easy to apply in the office

A temporary tooth gem is a safe and painless process!

You will just relax in a private room in a chair and then a gem is bonded to the tooth. It is the same substance that dentists use for attaching braces, ensuring that the tooth gem is both secure and safe for your teeth.

You may need a couple days before a tooth gem feels comfortable in your mouth. We know patients will initially be aware of the presence of the gem, as they would any foreign object in their mouth but in a few days it will feel like your normal tooth again.

Tooth gems can last 6 months or more

The gem can last for months or years for some people. The length of time that a gem remains adhered to a tooth depends on the habits of the wearer.

Stress or pressure applied to the gem due to chewy or crunchy foods, or excessive force while brushing your teeth can result in the detachment of the gem.

When it's time to remove the gems, it only takes a few minutes to remove them in office. The patients can opt to wear them for up to a year or for short period of time. Perfect for a special occasion or season. They are a beautiful fashion accessory and add style and character as they enhance each smile with their shine.

You can choose the gem which look the best for you and your lifestyle

Tooth gems are exhibited in a variety of ways. If you prefer subtlety, they can be placed further back in your mouth to ensure that they are partially concealed.

If you want something more obvious, having a gem on one of your front teeth creates a chic and glamorous fashion statement.

Tooth gems are affordable for any budget

Tooth jewels come in a variety of shapes and stones. It is affordable prices which vary depending on your choice of gems. Depending on your budget, your options include a cornucopia of choices that include crystals, gold, silver and birthstones.

They can be shaped into stars, dollar signs, hearts — or even the Nike logo, as worn by some celebrities. The gem stones are safe for ages 13+

Tooth gems can applied to ages 13+ who have their adult teeth. It is safe and will not harm the enamel of the tooth.

Dental hygiene dos and don’ts after your tooth gem has been applied

A tooth gem will not adversely impact your oral health. However, professionals recommend that you avoid using an electric or ultrasonic toothbrush for the first 24 hours after the stone is attached.

Tooth jewelry will not restrict professional cleaning and should not pose a problem for hygienists who polish your teeth. They will simply clean on top and around the jewel with a soft point to avoid detaching the gem.

Bear in mind, tooth gems do offer an extra place for food or bacteria to remain concealed. Over time, tooth gems may affect the enamel if proper dental care, such as regular brushing and flossing, has not been maintained. In addition, such adornments may result in a discolored area on the surface of your tooth if there is poor daily hygiene.

The gems have no sharp edges and pose no risk if swallowed. On the odd chance that you do swallow one, it should pass through your digestive system naturally.

Enhancing your smile

If you’re looking for something unique that will set you apart from the crowd, then this trend could be the answer. Tooth jewelry is a safe way to add a chic accent to your pearly whites.

With proper maintenance, they should pose no risk to your oral health. To avoid any complications, just bear in mind that such adornments should only be installed by a professional. Follow us at:



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