How long will the tooth jewel last?
Anywhere from 6 months up to 24 months for the Swarvoski Crystals, Brilliance Crystals and Shaped Crystals.
6Months -12Months for the Real Gold Charms & Real Diamonds (Due to the extra Weight on these Specific Charms)
Can I feel the Tooth Kandy jewel on my tooth?
Tooth Kandy jewels are only 0.4mm or 0.9mm thick and 1.8mm to 3mm in diameter. Initially something on your tooth will feel different, but a few days after the application you will get used to the new feeling.
Will the jewel harm my tooth?
No! The jewel is bonded to the enamel like a orthodontic bracket without any drilling or pain. The procedure and removal can be compared to the placement and removal of orthodontic brackets. When it is removed the Tooth kandy is simply popped off and the tooth will be polished to remove any remaining bonding material.
Does the jewel impede brushing?
No, the presence of the tooth kandy will not make any difference regarding dental hygiene. However, it is recommended not to use an electric tooth brush.
What if the jewel falls off and I swallow it?
The jewels are tiny glass crystals or gold. They have no sharp edges. It will basically come out "the natural way" the same as it went inside your body.
Can I still have my teeth cleaned by my dentist/hygienist?
Yes, you can and should still have your teeth cleaned by a professional. Tooth Kandy jewelry will not cause a problem for the hygienist cleaning your teeth. The area underneath the jewel is sealed like a filling and will not let in any bacteria. The hygienist can easily polish on top and around the jewel with a soft point.