Our tooth gems are genuine Swarovski Crystals that applied to the tooth using a safe dental material. The application of the tooth gem requires no drilling and no holes. It is completely painless, will not harm the tooth and can be easily removed by your dentist. The procedure takes about 15 minutes and requires no extra maintenance. It is stain resistant and will not obstruct regular brushing even if you use an electric toothbrush. The gems typically last 6 months to 1 year, but can easily be removed at anytime by your dentist.