Q: I want a shiny gold grill for my teeth. Is this bad?
A: There are barbeque grills. Automobile grills. Bar and grills. And then there are dental grills. Popular. Trendy. Shiny. It’s easy to see why you’d want to upgrade your smile with a few more carrots, er carats. The American Dental Association (ADA) actually says no studies have shown grills as harmful. But they also haven’t found any studies that have proven them to be safe either. So if you’re considering adding a bejeweled accessory to your mouth, get all the facts first to make sure this bling is for you.
Sometimes referred to as fronts or “grillz” as they’re widely shared, dental grills came onto the popular culture scene thanks to hip hop artists and famous athletes donning them out in public and social media. Often removable, grills are:
If you’re serious about getting fit for teeth grills, see your dentists for their expertise.
There are a variety of risks that you take on should decide to get teeth grills.