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Kids Are Filing Down Their Teeth and Here’s What Dentists Want Parents To Know

WTF? Seriously? Can’t kids just go play outside and be normal?

I am sorry but this is just weird and totally awful looking…

@drshaadimanoucheri/TikTok

Apparently kids all over social media have found another dumb thing to do and this time it involves filing down their teeth for that “perfect smile”.

They do this in order to have fake teeth basically implanted so they have a perfect smile but this is a bad idea all around.

Let’s be honest, these look creepy and totally not a perfect smile…

Aside from this just being a totally dumb idea, it’s become such a trend that Dentists everywhere are wanting to parents to know just how dangerous this is.

After the trend sort of took off on TikTok, one dentist decided to do a video to explain how this is a bad idea.

Dr. Shaadi Manouchehri, a dentist in London, explained that shaving teeth down like this damages the nerve in the teeth and eventually you’d need a root canal or full extraction of your teeth.

Yeah, sounds painful.

In addition, she explains, that these teeth that are replaced by veneers or crowns, need to be replaced every 10-15 years and these kids are “going to have dentures by the age of 40”.

YIKES!

Bottom line, it’s a dumb idea and we should all tell our kids how ugly and dangerous this is.

Man, kids really need to stay off the internet. I’ll step off my soapbox now.

Ash

Friday 19th of February 2021

Why y'all gotta be lying to people? It's for a dental procedure