Curing light-with eye
Light cured Sealant** ( clear non-filled and
1. For natural teeth use 20 - 37%
2. For porcelain use porcelain etch.
3. For metal use microetch, bur or metal
Hard wax rod for pickup of gem
Knife or clippers for trimming mold
Add a sparkle to
Your dentist can become your personal
Jeweler of Your Mouth
1. Brush teeth.
2. Pick which tooth and the location on the
tooth that you would like placement of the
3. Check bite for any interference (cross
bite, end to end bite, etc.).
4. Isolate area ( with cotton roll ) to keep
it dry from saliva, hands, gloves, powder,
5. ** Etch entire surface of tooth,
including incisal edge, for 10 seconds,
DO NOT RUB.
ENTIRE TOOTH MUST BE ETCHED. DO NOT PUT
ANY SEALANT ON ANY UNETCHED AREA.
6. Rinse and dry, keeping tooth isolated
with cotton roll.
7. Reapply the etching for 10 seconds, then
blot, DO NOT RUB. This is for the
NOTE: ETCHED AREA SHOULD
APPEAR FROSTY WHITE.
8. Rinse and dry, keeping tooth isolated
with cotton roll.
9. Must re-etch if contaminated by saliva,
10. Apply a thin layer of sealant to etched
area, and light cure 10-20 seconds.
11. Apply sealant to back of mounted diamond
and onto tooth. Place diamond.
12. Before curing, position the diamond in
the desired location, positioning for best
light reflection and maximum sparkle when
the patient is facing directly forward.
13. Light cure for 20 seconds.
14. Add thin layers of sealant around the
diamond to make the surface smooth. Light
cure for 10
seconds after applying each
layer. After filling in around the diamond
add at least 3 layers of
sealant over the entire tooth
surface and the diamond, curing after each
15. Finish with a final light cure for 30
seconds, then rinse.
16. Keep smiling and show off your tooth
17. There is absolutely no
noticeable sensation. One or two days and it
feels natural again.
This finished product will
last for about two to four years! It is
important, that you the patient, know that
this procedure is not permanent.
"phase" is over, simply polish off the
composite in the exact same way brackets are
Tooth Jewelry Goes
grills, embedded with
diamonds and other
gemstones, have been
embraced as tooth jewelry by
hip-hop stars. As the music
produced by hip-hop and
rappers has gone mainstream,
so has the trend of jewelry
coated teeth become part of
the urban culture they
represent. To see some of
“iced out teeth with designs
and removable gold caps” and
other flashy items visit
*Picture courtesy of
surface sealant material recommended is "
Fortify " ( non-filled ) by Bisco.
** On natural teeth use 20 - 37% phosphoric
** On porcelain teeth use porcelain etchent.
** On metal microetch, bur or metal etchent
Non-Invasive Tooth Jewelry
Invasive Tooth Jewelry -not
recommended by our office.