Tooth Jewellery: Fashion and Dentistry go Hand in Hand

2016 Indian Journal of Dental Advancements  
Fashion is an ever changing world and the rules of this dynamics can also be applied to dentistry. However, decades back dentistry was something that was restricted only with pain, fear and discomfort. But gradually time has changed. Dentistry and dental treatments are now becoming one of the necessary aspects of a healthy life and therefore down the line fashion aspects are also getting incorporated into it. As we know, aesthetics is the most important and the common selling point of
more » ... point of dentistry, but other than that, few more aspects of dentistry have also been developed that can be truly called as out of the box fashion. These are tooth jewellery, tooth rings, dental grills etc. Earlier tooth jewellery was in use as a part of the religious rituals and traditions, but today it is more concerned with cosmetic function. These days the use of tooth jewellery has been gaining importance and popularity among people of all ages. However in modern world, everybody wants to create their own visual style which should be unique for themselves and the people around them. Therefore, dentistry is also becoming a style statement in enhancing many different smiles with confidence and giving extra spark into it.
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