- DO NOT eat or drink for two hours following the procedure. (Water is fine!)
The gem will take approximately 24 hours for the adhesive to reach maximum strength. During this time:
- Eat softer foods
- Do not touch or play with the gems. Do not pick at them or play with them using your tongue
- Do not brush your teeth for the first 12 hours. Do not use an electric tooth brush for 48 hours.
- Once the gem is completely set, it is important to perform regualr dental hygiene - including brushing and flossing - including around the gem, to prevent plaque buildup.