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Gold grills have been around for quite some time and it looks like it will stay for good in the hip-hop world. These are the shiny things you see in a rap artist’s mouth in one of their music videos. They are actually denture like jewelry made of precious metals like gold, silver, and even platinum. And as fashion trends go, this one is not immune to criticism or scrutiny.
This piece of jewelry is being marketed as fashion jewelry and as such they don’t come low-priced. You are probably one of the millions of hip-hop fans and would like nothing more than to have the exact imitation of Nelly and other big name artists who sport gold grills, there are several things you should know about this so-called “bling-bling”.
Gold grills are considered foreign things placed in the mouth. They are like dentures but have a considerable difference. Dentures are used to fill up the empty spaces and looks like the actual teeth. However, the grills that come in gold serve as aesthetics.
The good thing about it is that it can be removed and easily cleaned and washed. They can be customized to the exact size and shape of your teeth so you don’t feel uneasy wearing them. What is great about it is that trained professionals orthodontists are starting to offer making gold grills as part of the services they give. This guarantees you safety.
There’s a downside to wearing one though. It may not be poisonous but it can be toxic if some chemicals pass through the bloodstream. Also, someone might get choked by it accidentally. If you don’t clean it thoroughly, bacteria and other disease causing agents may get to your jewelry. Also, it may not be good for long term use.
There are trinkets in the neck, wrists, and legs and now there’s the mouth. Not a lot of people are a fan of it though. They say it’s a ridicule to wear one. Not many could understand the value of it but hip-hop stars and fans do.