A Little Imperfection For That Smile?

By October 24, 2011 No Comments

AMERICANS are expected to spend nearly $110 billion on dental care in 2012, according to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, with much of it to straighten, whiten and repair less-than-perfect teeth cosmetic dentist london.

Meanwhile, in Japan, a new fashion has women paying to have their straight teeth purposefully disarranged. A result of tooth-crowding commonly derided in the United States as “snaggleteeth” or “fangs,” the look is called “yaeba” in Japanese or “double tooth.” Japanese men are said to find this attractive: blogs are devoted to yaeba, celebrities display it proudly, and now some women are paying dentists to create it artificially by affixing plastic fronts to their real teeth….The imperfect teeth phenomenon has its Western equivalents. In an episode of the reality show “America’s Top Model” last year, the host and model Tyra Banks encouraged one contestant to have the gap between her two front teeth widened.dental implants london

“Make it as big as you want it,” the contestant replied excitedly.

As the writers at the celebrity and fashion blog Jezebel noted at the time, Ms. Banks had instructed a model in a previous season to minimize her gap — presumably when gapped teeth weren’t so in fashion. The gap craze has come and gone several times over the years (Lauren Hutton popularized it in the 1970s), but has seen a comeback recently with popular models likeLara Stone and Georgia Jagger

Falsely imperfect teeth aren’t easy for everyone to swallow, perhaps because for most people, imperfections come naturally but don’t score multimillion-dollar contracts. (According to a Forbes report in May, Ms. Stone had earned $4.5 million in the preceding 12 months.) .. read more

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